According to the world’s first exhibition devoted to foods that some would call revolting, Vegemite is officially ‘disgusting’.


Welcome to Sweden’s Disgusting Food Museum, where visitors are challenged to rethink what is and isn’t edible from an exhibit of 80 of the world’s notoriously offensive foods delicacies.

Visitors are encouraged to sniff and taste some of the exhibits, which include:

Surströmming – fermented herring from Sweden

Cuy – roasted guinea pigs from Peru

Casu marzu – maggot-infested cheese from Sardinia 

Stinky tofu – pungent bean curd from China


Hákarl – well-aged shark from Iceland

Durian – infamously stinky fruit from Thailand

And yes, Aussie pantry staple Vegemite is among this motley crew of acquired tastes.

Let’s be honest, Vegemite isn’t an acquired taste, it’s a required taste.

We’re disappointed in you, Sweden.

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