In The News: IKEA Working On Meatball Sans MeatMay 3, 2019
What do you call a meatball that has no meat?
We’re not sure, but IKEA announced this week that it is working on a plant-based meatball that it says “looks and tastes like meat.” CNN Business has all the deets.
Also in the news…
Swedish digital vet clinic opens in U.K.
No pet owner, especially cat owners, enjoys taking their loved one to the vet. Swedish digital vet clinic FirstVet, according to Forbes, is launching in the U.K. and will offer a more convenient and cost-effective way for animal lovers to take care of their pets.
All hail Zara Larsson
Zara Larsson, the Swedish pop phenom, is continuing her North American tour. The Chicago Tribune caught up with Larsson before her show at the House of Blues. Among the topics discussed were Larsson’s childhood goal of being bigger than Elvis.
Robyn headed to Austin City Limits Music Festival
The lineup for the Austin City Limits Music Festival (Oct. 4-6 and Oct. 11-13) was announced this week. Joining headliners Guns N’ Roses, The Cure and Mumford and Sons is none other than Robyn, the Swedish songstress who had one of the best albums of 2018. Check out Rolling Stone for the complete lineup.
The ‘most exclusive hunting rifles in the world’
Maxim took a deep dive into VO Vapen, a Swedish business that makes incredible hunting rifles. The price tag for its best rifles? How about $800,000?