More buy food online
You save time and your back, since you donít have to lug heavy bags of groceries back home. Grocery shopping online is becoming more and more popular in Sweden. Last year 12 percent of consumers bought their food online and the turnover increased by 40 percent, according to a new report from Svensk Handel. The most popular food items to buy online are dry goods, fruit, vegetables and pre-packaged meals. Online food shopping turned over 1.5 million SEK ($241,007.89) last year. Svensk Handel polled 1000 consumers and businesses.

For an example of the available Swedish sources - when Internet World Sweden rated the best websites in Sweden in 2010, Mathem was voted best Internet food shop.

Freshocracy recently started up in New York, in part founded by local Swedes, www.freshocracy.com. This new business delivers farm-to-table greenmarket groceries and recipes to parts of Manhattan.