Malmö is the commercial centre of southern Sweden and an international city. This is expressed, by the fact that Malmö has 300 000 residents from approximately 170 different nationalities. Malmö is also undergoing a transition from being an industrial city to a city of knowledge. Older industries have been replaced by investments in new technology and training programmes of high caliber. Over the last years the City of Malmö has received many international awards for its focus on sustainable city development. Malmö has high ambitions regarding sustainable food and was also appointed as the first Fairtrade City of Sweden.