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Denmark’s food groups rue cartoon network

Denmark’s food groups rue cartoon network

Sceptics who considered newspaper cartoons little more than light relief from the serious business of news reporting will have been shocked in recent weeks. The lasting economic fallout of Islamic protests over Danish political cartoons will be severe, and some of the worst-hit casualties are in the food industry. Catherine Sleep reports.

MIDDLE EAST: Arla says it will take years for trade to recover

MIDDLE EAST: Arla says it will take years for trade to recover

The Danish Prime Minister, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, and the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten yesterday (31 January) issued consolatory statements for the offence caused by Jyllands-Posten’s cartoon depiction of the Prophet Mohammad. Nevertheless, Danish company Arla said it will take years for trade between Denmark and the Arab world to recover.

MIDDLE EAST: Boycott brings Danish sales to standstill

MIDDLE EAST: Boycott brings Danish sales to standstill

Following extensive press coverage of a cartoon featuring the Prophet Mohammad in Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten, the boycott of Danish products in the Middle East is now almost total, as sales have come to a standstill.