1/25/2020

Lunch lady equality: The fruits of Sweden’s ‘good socialism’

"At a local school in Falun, head cook Annica Eriksson was recently ordered by city officials to pursue a bit more mediocrity in her cuisine. Her food was good—too good.

Eriksson had become popular among students, offering freshly baked breads and varied lunch buffets that were known to include up to 15 different fresh vegetables and a range of high-quality proteins. Yet now she must diverge from her hand-crafted approach, told that it’s both “unfair” and out of compliance, given the lack of such offerings at nearby schools."