EU grants Swedish sweet protected geographic status

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  • A candy from south-central Sweden was given protected status by the European Union on Tuesday.

  • Äkta Gränna Polkagrisar, a stick-shaped rock candy, earned the EU's Protected Geographical Indication for food and wines.

  • The candy comes from the small city of Gränna in Jönköping municipality and often looks and tastes much like a candy cane.