Nordic Food Entrepreneur

Goes to a person, a company or an organization, who has developed a new method which is built on food artisan tradition and has broad appeal and market potential.

Sweden – Andreas Sundgren, Brännlands Cider

Andreas Sundgren founder of Brännland Cider, has created a high-quality ice cider driven by the unique terroir of Swedish apples. He has through hard, consistent and sustainable work built a strong audience in his home market as well as internationally, a platform from which the company grows further both in terms of quality and value. The products carry a strong story of perseverance and uniqueness, their origins and methods where the specific Nordic landscape is a central player, creates, maintains, and develops exclusivity. Brännland Ciders produces several varieties of ice cider for the domestic and international market served in Michelin star restaurants all over the world. “It is a huge honor to have been selected as the Swedish candidate in the category Food Entrepreneur of the Year for the Embla Food Awards final. Any nomination of this kind is valuable because it pays attention to dedication and hard work” says Andreas Sundgren.