Category: Society

15. November 2019

20th / 21st century | Economy

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The cheese collective

by Peter Moser

From 1914, the Schweizerische Käseunion (SKU, the Swiss Cheese Union) ensured people at home and abroad were kept supplied with Swiss cheese. For that purpose, the Cheese Union monitored both production and prices.

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13. November 2019

20th / 21st century | Food

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Fondue – a ‘natural processed product’

by Peter Moser

Until the Second World War, fondue was unheard of in most areas of Switzerland. The cheese speciality only became the ‘national dish’ as the result of a marketing campaign run by the Schweizerische Käseunion (Swiss Cheese Union).

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7. November 2019

20th / 21st century | Economy

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Text and a picture, to hold it all together!

by Andrej Abplanalp

A glossy that’s a magazine and insurance policy in one? And delivers brilliant housekeeping tips? A look back at Switzerland’s media landscape.

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25. October 2019

20th / 21st century | Sports

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Beauty and the Beast

by Mämä Sykora

One was a pretty boy, the other a beast on the field: two more fascinating figures in Swiss football.

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23. October 2019

20th / 21st century | War/battle

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Ticino during the Second World War

by Raphael Rues

On the border with fascist Italy, things were quite uncomfortable during the Second World War. But despite this, Ticino welcomed refugees with open arms and provided help on numerous occasions.

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