Cloetta and Pripps are up with Volvo and Ericsson as major sponsors for goods and services when Sweden is host country for the EU next year. There are going to be over 80 meetings across the country, of which there are ten minister meetings and two top meetings in the EU council. An association of ” official national suppliers” has been set up. The companies will supply goods and services for no remuneration during Sweden’s chairmanship.
Cloetta is giving away 50,000 boxes of chocolates to the delegates, while Pripps will deliver mineral water at all meetings with over 100 participants.

By Penny Leese, correspondent