Swedish candy terms that you may want to know

Scroll down to find out Sweden’s “delish terms”

1. Swedish “Fika”

What does Fika mean?


Fika means to have a break from work or you go out/home and “Fika” that you get a cup of coffee and something yummy like a cinnamon bun, other desserts, or a sandwich. Simply put it is something to eat and drink on a break and just have a nice time with co-workers, friends, or family.

2. Lösviktsgodis

“Lösvikt” means that you can choose candy from a wide selection and pick which ones you want. Like the candy in the photo. Price is often per kilogram. You can buy it here.

3. Fredagsmys

Fredagsmys is where you buy something sweet or good this day. Maybe candy, dessert, or a good dinner.

4. Lördagsgodis

Lördagsgodis or “Saturday Candy”. Swedish people buy candy on Saturday. Of course, you can buy on other days too but since about the 1950′ it has been a tradition to buy candy on Saturday.

Click on the photo to go to the shop.

4. Godisgris

Candy pig but in a good meaning. “candy pig” likes candy.

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