News Tagged with “Skyr”

Smári Organics markets their skyr as Icelandic yoghurt, not skyr, although the product is actually skyr.

Organic Icelandic skyr in the US

28 Mar Skyr is becoming very popular in the US. Icelander Smári Ásmundsson is the founder of Smári Organics which produces the only organic skyr on the US market.

Apparently Icelandic customers can't wait to get their hands on this.

First Icelandic licorice skyr to hit the shops

28 Feb A new flavour has been produced for skyr by Icelandic dairy company KEA. It's licorice flavour, a taste that has never been more popular in Iceland.

Volcanoes, skyr and the Panama Papers: a 2016 Iceland retrospective

1 Jan As the new year begins, Iceland Monitor takes a look back over 2016 and some of its most popular news stories for each month. Which is your favourite?

View on Iceland: Skyr, Trademarks and Football

3 Dec 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.

A trip to the  Bæjarins bestu hot dog stand is a "must-do" for tourists visiting Iceland.

Iceland's most popular tourist pit stop?

21 Oct Enjoying the famous hot dog with all the relish included at Bæjarins beztu hot dog stand in the city centre seems to be a total "must" for tourists visiting the country.

Starbucks USA now serving Icelandic-style skyr

30 Sep Customers at most Starbucks stores in the United States can now enjoy Icelandic-style skyr from dairy manufacturer Siggi’s.

Sheep's head, anybody?

Iceland: beautiful scenery, football… and weird food?

14 Sep “Iceland is known for its breathtaking landscape, hot volcanic pools and, in 2016 at least, for trouncing the English at soccer,” writes Marcel Krueger in a new article on CNN.

"Skyr has been a part of our culture since the time of settlement," says author Þorgerður Ragnarsdóttir.

A new book about the history of skyr

5 Sep Þorgerður Ragnarsdóttir who is a nurse at the National University Hospital of Iceland has published a book about skyr, Iceland's unique dairy product. The book is available in four languages.

Juices from Lemon.

Iceland’s Lemon makes the pages of Elle Magazine

25 Apr 2016 Icelandic sandwich and juice chain Lemon is quickly gaining a French fan base, with Elle Magazine singing its praises just seven weeks after the first Paris outlet opened.

Skyr splashed outside Alþingi.

Iceland Parliament pelted with skyr

4 Apr 2016 The first punch has been thrown in today’s anti-government protest – in the form of three tubs of Icelandic cultured yoghurt thrown against the parliament building.

Skyr on a Swiss supermarket shelf.

Icelandic skyr selling like hotcakes in UK

7 Mar 2016 Icelandic dairy producer MS launched its famous skyr on the British market almost exactly one month ago, selling the low-fat dairy product in 200 Waitrose supermarkets.

Around 150 people attended an Embassy reception last night to celebrate skyr.

Icelanders in London celebrate skyr being available in the city

5 Feb 2016 Real Icelandic skyr will be available at Waitrose from Monday morning.

Skyrgosi was elected the best at last years Hólar Beer Festival

A beer made from skyr

3 Feb 2016 At first glance beer and the Icelandic dairy product skyr don’t have much in common. And they didn't, until just recently when three breweries from America, Denmark and Iceland correlated on Skyrgosi, a gose beer soured with skyr. Though quite sour the beer was an instant hit winning the first prize at last year's Hólar Beer Festival.

This is precisely what the skyr sold at Waitrose will look like, in blueberry, vanilla and natural flavours.

Icelandic skyr hits UK shops

19 Jan 2016 Icelandic skyr from MS will be available at the Waitrose supermarket chain in Britain from February 8th. The skyr is all manufactured in Iceland using Icelandic milk.

Icelandic skyr reigns supreme

10 Nov 2015 Skyr – Iceland’s iconic dairy product – produced by MS Iceland Dairies (MS) has won an international award for best product of its type for the third year in a row.

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