Norway Ran Out of Butter Because the Entire Country Ate It All for Their Fad Diet

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Believe it or not, Norway is out of butter. Like seriously. According to Reuters, they've got none. Zero. Zilch. Null. Hilariously, it's all because of a fad diet that demands people to eat more fat. You can't make this stuff up!

I mean, I don't think I ever been to a restaurant that's been out of butter. How does a fracking ENTIRE COUNTRY manage to spread through its stash? Your country is an inspiration to ours.


The price of butter at Norway's top auction site is now four times the typical price ($13 for 250 grams) because people have taken to this new low-carb diet that makes it okay to eat more fatty foods. That sounds like a diet that I've been on for the past 10 years, actually! Sales of butter have been dramatically increasing as months went by and has left the Nordic country butter-less. Supplies had already been limited because of a wet summer but combining it with this fad diet is bad news for fans of that milky yellow stuff.

I looked at flights to Oslo from New York and it's only 600 bucks round trip right now. If I pack my suitcase filled with butter, I think the trip can pay for itself. [Reuters, Image Credit: Anna Sedneva/Shutterstock]