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Why your food may become more expensive in Sweden

The Swedish food industry warns that the price of groceries may become more expensive. Photo: Henrik Montgomery/TT

Published: 09.Oct.2018 09:12 hrs

Your grocery bill may be about to take a bigger bite of your income as a result of a tough summer for farmers, the Swedish food industry warns.

Sweden's unprecedented heatwave this summer caused forests to burn, fields of crops to dry out and some farmers had to send their livestock to early slaughter because they could not feed them.

This is now having knock-on effects for producers and consumers, the Swedish Food Federation, a national organization representing companies and employers in the food industry, warns in a new report.

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