Gladmat, Norway’s biggest food festival
Each year at the end of July, the Gladmat festival is held. It is the biggest food festival in Norway and takes place by the water in Stavanger. The festival is a means for businesses to showcase their gastronomical feats, with exhibits on food production and food culture. It is also a great meeting place for food lovers. The purpose of it is to cater to and nurture the public’s interest and knowledge of food as well as show off produce, niche products and the latest trends in the food industry.
Gladmat also strives to be an area where quality local producers can exhibit their food. The wide range of exhibitors of such great quality has led to the festival being widely appraised within Norway and Europe. Each year around 250,000 people take a walk down by the harbor during the event, to see what exciting tastes are on offer.