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Unwrapping the Northern Sea cheese - Enacting the Sea as terroir

Ostrowski, Kasper (2013) Unwrapping the Northern Sea cheese - Enacting the Sea as terroir. Journal of Rural Studies, , - . [Submitted]

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This paper investigates how a Danish dairy has found an innovative way of making geographical claims by affiliating a regional Danish cheese with the Northern Sea. The Nordic foodscape has, alongside with an increasingly globalized agrifood sector, changed thoroughly over the last decade. Historically, strong geographical claims in relation to food or produce have been less propagated in the Nordic countries, compared to the South. But recently, enactments of quality such as ‘the local’ and the ‘place-specific’ or the ‘endogenous’ and the ‘authentic’ have gained momentum as pivotal notions within the making of markets, not least in Scandinavia. Devoid of well-established traditions for making such geographical claims – new ways of prestige enhancing and connecting produce with origin are now explored. Departing from an ANT perspective and with a regional Danish cheese as centrepiece, such an exploration is investigated in this paper. With this paper I thus hope to inform and stimulate current and future research activity within food-related ANT and rural studies alike.


EPrint Type:Journal paper
Keywords:Salt
Agrovoc keywords:
LanguageValueURI
EnglishCheesehttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_1507
EnglishTerroirUNSPECIFIED
EnglishANTUNSPECIFIED
EnglishNorthern SeaUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: Values, standards and certification
Research affiliation: Denmark > Organic RDD 1 > MultiTrust
Deposited By: Ostrowski, Dr. Kasper
ID Code:22122
Deposited On:22 Jan 2013 12:12
Last Modified:14 Nov 2013 13:47
Document Language:English
Status:Submitted
Refereed:Submitted for peer-review but not yet accepted
Additional Publishing Information:MultiTrust Deliverable 3.4.2

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