"According to the Islamic Center in Malmö, there are around 350,000 Muslims living in Sweden and despite the challenges many are gearing up for what is considered the highlight of the festive year.
Supermarket chain Coop notes a significant increase in sales during Ramadan, especially of certain goods.
"We usually find that we sell more fruit and vegetables, halal meat, dates and various dips, and we remind stores in advance, so they have the items in stock," Louise Stephan, press officer at Coop, told TT."
Källa. The Local måndag 1 augusti 2011: http://www.thelocal.se/35284/20110801/