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Latvian buyers’ favourite product – curd snack Kārums

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Curd snack Kārums remains the most popular and favoured product of Latvian buyers. 20% of interviewed buyers mentioned it as their favourite product.

This tasty leader is followed by sweets produced by Laima and Lāču rye-bread. 35% of respondents noted that bread is the product favoured by all Latvian residents, Maxima network reports.

Rūjienas ice-cream is also among the favourite products, as well as the third most favoured product of 2010 – Dzintars and Talsu ritulis cheese, Riga sprats in oil, Ķekava chicken breast fillet, Spilva tomato sauce and sourcrout.

The most popular product bought for festive dinner tables is Vāverīte (Squirrel) cake (27%), followed by Riga Champagne (25%) and Provansas Francis mayonnaise (20%).

According to the survey, most of respondents (40%) would most likely give their foreign friends Riga Black Balsam as presents. This variation of gifts is followed by Laima chocolates (21%) and the aforementioned Lāču bread (16%).

When voting for the Latvian product respondents would take with them to an uninhabited island, nearly half of respondents (49%) noted they would take rye-bread, 14% – potatoes, 8% – cheese. 5% said they would eat sweets.

When asked which Latvian beverage is the best for quenching thirst, 36% mentioned Mangaļi mineral water, 22% – Iļģuciems kvass, 15% – Cido juices.

Respondents were also asked to mention specific Latvian product whey would love to eat on December 20 evening, in case the end of the world comes on December 21. Latvian residents would gladly eat Cielaviņa cake (22%) on the eve of apocalypse. 12% prefer Laima sweets, while 10% would rather eat something more traditional. 9% of respondents would “celebrate” the end of the world with Riga champagne.

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