Prince Carl Philip visits Kalmar

Prince Carl Philip with dairy farmer Martin Eskilsson in Nanntorp. Photo: royalcourt.se

On Friday 11 April, Prince Carl Philip visited Kalmar Lantmän and the Swedish Rural Economy and Agricultural Societies in Kalmar.

The day began with a visit to dairy farmer Martin Eskilsson in Nanntorp. Martin told The Prince about his work during a tour of the premises.

The Prince then opened Kalmar Lantmän's new feed factory, Kronan, at Kalmar Harbour. In his speech, The Prince said: "This factory represents a clear and important investment in Swedish agriculture and for the Swedish food industry, two areas which are very close to my heart."

After lunch, which was served in the feed factory's goods-in area, The Prince was given a tour.

During the afternoon, The Prince visited Torslunda Development Centre, which is operated by the Swedish Rural Economy and Agricultural Societies in Kalmar County with the aim of inspiring and developing businesses linked to agriculture, cultivation, technology development and rural development in southeast Sweden.

The afternoon concluded with The Prince visiting Ingelstorp Upper Secondary School, an agricultural and higher vocational education school, and the Swedish Rural Economy and Agricultural Societies.