AFP
Wire Service
1 minute read
25 Dec 2021
10:00 am

Birthplace of peppermint sticks keeps legacy alive

AFP

Swedish bakers in the village of Gränna are hard at work making peppermint sticks, or 'Polkagris' in Swedish, a sugary treat that was invented in 1859.

Peppermint sticks are a popular Christmas treat. Image iStock

The small town is dedicated to the production and distribution of the delicacy that has became a symbol of Christmas worldwide.