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Fresh bite: Photo Album of Oslo Mathallen

The first Oslo Food Mall, opened on October 2012
Bouchée fraîcheur – Album photo du Oslo Mathallen: Le marché couvert d’Oslo ouvert depuis octobre 2012
Virginie Amilien

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Image 1: From the outside

Image 1: From the outside


Why do we need a food mall in Oslo?

1On the official webside we can read:

2 “Oslo, Norway's capital and the country's largest market, is providing a unique opportunity for people interested in good food and drink, as well food knowledge, purchase and pleasure.

3Everyone talks about food in our country nowadays. Chefs are to be seen everywhere in magazines, in newspapers and on television. But the best is that it does something to us. Norwegian food culture, our raw materials, our environment and our expertise have had a wonderful development the last years, and we are recognized all around the world. Export of fish, cheese, water and even eggs shows that the food we produce is good. Here at home, we have become much more aware of food and health, nutrition, quality and good flavors. […] 1

4More info:​

14 snapshots from a Sunday afternoon in October 2012

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1 Our translation from , Consulted 20. 12. 2012

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Electronic reference

Virginie Amilien, « Fresh bite: Photo Album of Oslo Mathallen », Anthropology of food [Online], S7 | 2012, Online since 11 January 2013, connection on 20 November 2017. URL :

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