27 September 2021 – Trondheim-Trøndelag, European Region of Gastronomy awarded 2022 has launched its official website: www.norwayfoodregion.no.
Available both in Norwegian and English, the website offers information about the region as a food destination and highlights food experiences throughout the territory, local sustainable food production and the local food producers.
Starting from November 2021, the website will include a calendar of events for 2022 organised to celebrate the region’s title year. An online tool will also be made available for local actors to submit their projects, initiatives and events proposals for the official programme of Trondheim-Trøndelag, European Region of Gastronomy awarded 2022.
Trondheim-Trøndelag was awarded the European Region of Gastronomy 2022 by IGCAT based on their bid book Thriving Together Towards New Horizons and a jury visit of International experts that recognised the gastronomic strengths of the region and its outstanding commitment to sustainability. You can follow Trondheim-Trøndelag, European Region of Gastronomy 2022 on Facebook and Instagram.
About the European and World Regions of Gastronomy
Candidate and awarded European and World Regions of Gastronomy, guided by IGCAT, are working together to strengthen food security through the celebration of distinctive food cultures; create employment by stimulating creativity and gastronomic innovation; nourish children and adults through culinary and cultural education; drive environmental sustainability in tourism, hospitality and agricultural sectors; support balance and sustainable tourism practices; highlight and support expertise from within rural and urban communities, creating connections and sharing good practises; and contribute to community health and well-being.
IGCAT aims to empower local communities by raising awareness of the importance to protect and promote distinct regional food, culture, arts and natural assets as part of sustainable and balanced tourism and development strategies. This is essential to safeguard our planet, health, wellness and local economies.
IGCAT is a non-profit institute established in 2012, working with regional stakeholder consortiums in the fields of gastronomy, culture, arts and tourism. It counts on the expertise of a worldwide network of experts and works in partnership with specialised intergovernmental organisations. IGCAT founded the European and the World Region of Gastronomy Award and is the official secretariat for the European and World Regions of Gastronomy Platform. Furthermore, the Institute has developed the European Young Chef Award, the European Food Gift Challenge, the Top Visitor Experience Portal and the Food Film Menu.