View on Iceland: Skyr, Trademarks and Football

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Once you finished browsing Iceland Monitor’s wide selection of news, events and features, you might like to have a look at some other Iceland-related material from around the world that we shall be collecting for you weekly.

1. ‘Welcome to skyr, the Viking ‘superfood’ waking up Britain’ – The Guardian

Iceland’s dairy wonder-product skyr is known and loved by locals and visitors to Iceland alike. Find out all about the product – its origins, its properties, and its place in Icelandic society – and why it might be about to take the UK by storm...

Read Welcome to skyr, the Viking ‘superfood’ waking up Britain, by Brian Oliver

Photo: Iceland Monitor/Eggert Jóhannesson

2. ‘Iceland v Iceland: The bitter trademark dispute erupts’ – The Independent

The background to the newly ignited, serious but amusing, Iceland v. Iceland trademark struggle. The UK frozen-food giants ‘Iceland’ enjoy registered trademark status for their name, something which Iceland (the country) now wants to get reversed.

Read Iceland v Iceland: The bitter trademark dispute erupts, by Luke McDonagh

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3. ‘The Icelandic club which went viral with their elaborate goal celebrations’ – Mail Online

Everybody loves a good football goal celebration, and Icelandic team Stjarnan are true masters of the genre. Andy Warren takes a look at the team’s old and new material – from a country whose football celebrations recently captured the imagination of the world.

Read The Icelandic club which went viral with their elaborate goal celebratons, by Andy Warren

Photo: Iceland Monitor/Golli

Check in next week for more Iceland Monitor picks from online media. If you find any interesting articles or opinion pieces on Iceland that you think might be right for View on Iceland, please let us know at icelandmonitor@mbl.is.

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