As part of the Danish Government’s culinary diplomacy, the delegates from Denmark and the Netherlands, that partake in all parts of the business conference (including round-tables) will receive a culinary box, with Danish delicacies and treats and some Danish items, that all are linked to green transition. Please notice that guests for the business conference will not receive a culinary box.

Danish Culinary Box

1. Faroe Islands Salmon from Fangst.
Respect for nature and gastronomic craftsmanship is part of Fangst’s mission. The seafood in their cans is from MSC certified fishing or ASC certified farming, which secures a high level of sustainability. As a member of the ASC certified farming, Fangst is actively working to improve disease control, better monitoring of discharge water and sludge, improved waste treatment and reduced fish mortality rates.


2. Chocolate coated Liquorice from Johan Bülow.
Bülow is actively working on a number of SDGs. In regards to SDG 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Bülow's production is currently running on 100% green energy. Despite doubling their production output from 2016 to 2020, the company has managed to reduce their production related CO2 emissions by 98% since 2016.

3.Organic marcipan from Summerbird.
Summerbird has worked for several years to introduce sustainable solutions in their production. Among the many ways in which the company tries to leave a positive imprint on the world around them, the raw material waste created as a result of their production, including cocoa shells, is turned into district heating at the Fynsværket power plant. Additionally, the emission of CO2 from their production in Assens is climate compensated by an investment in new solar cell projects. 

4. Bamboo toothbrush from Webrush.
By utilizing biodegradable packaging and Bamboo instead of plastics, Webrush strives to be part of a sustainable development. Bamboo, a renewable lignocellulosic material and non-food biomass, has great potential to be utilized to produce energy and unlike Plastic, which is not biodegradable, can be turned into Biogas which in turn has a multitude of uses.

5. Plastic free gum from True gum.
True Gum are creating a new and sustainable path with their Chewing Gum made from Tree sap, natural flavors and plant-based sweeteners. Annually, over 650,000 metric tons of chewing gum is produced and almost all of it is made using resilient synthetic gums. As a sustainable alternative, True Gums products are not only vegan but also 100% biodegradable.

6. Retap bottle 0.33cl made in glass from Retap.
Water is the essence of life and should not be exploited in a way that harms the environment. Retap aims to reshape the global water consumption by providing a hygienic and sustainable alternative to bottled water. Retap offers reusable bottles, carafes and water glasses especially designed to drink tap water from. Their products are raising awareness of the most relevant aspects of drinking water; our personal health, sustainability and great taste

7. Black tea from A.C. Perch’s Thehandel
A.C. Perch's Thehandel is a popular teh shop and brand from Denmark. The shop in Kronprinsensgade – which is one of the oldest shops in all of Copenhagen – has been serving tea through seven generations since 1835. A.C. Perchs Thehandel imports a large selection of quality teas from the best plantations and gardens worldwide. In doing so, A.C. Perchs is a member of the Ethical Tea Partnership, helping producers to tackle problems and meet international social- and environmental standards.

8. Plant your Pencil from Sprout.
The Danish brand Sprout is known worldwide for their plantable pencils that turns in to beautiful flowers, tasty herbs or fresh vegetables. The pencils are plastic-free and 100% sustainable. The seed capsule is made from cellulose, a plant-based material that contains non-GMO seeds. The idea behind Sprout pencil is, that you can make sustainability visible to others and inspire them to make small changes in their daily lives.


9. Tote bag and Note book from State of Green
State of Green is a not-for-profit, public-private partnership between the Danish Government and Denmark’s four leading business associations: Confederation of Danish Industry, the Danish Energy Association, the Danish Agriculture & Food Council and Wind Denmark. State of Green seeks to stimulate debate, spur partnerships and inspire others. The State of Green tote bag is made by 100% cotton by GOTS Sustainable Textile methods and is certified and inspected by Control Union Fairtrade. The bag is certified in accordance with international Fairtrade Standards SA8000 and a minimum of 70% of the energy used in production comes from wind power.


10. Organic Plantebar from Naturli’
The whole Naturli’ Foods range of products are 100% plant-based from pea based mince to hemp based crisp breads. Sustainability is an important aspect for Naturli’ and they strive to be able to offer food products that can make a difference to the environment. The plant-based diet is here to stay according to Naturli’, and the company still sees a large and increasing demand. Naturli' has a keen interest in new Danish organic plant proteins that can be used in their production and endeavor to provide a wide range of tasty products, which make it easy to choose plant-based food – also on the go.