The following organizations have recently joined GSSI as funding partners: Grupo Nueva Pescanova, US Foods, AEON Co. Ltd., BidFresh, and Ireland Red Lobster. The IRFM certification scheme is GSSI recognized, and this growing support is important for market opportunities for seafood from Iceland.
The stock density indexes are higher than they have ever been since first assessed in 1996. The study is an important part of the Marine & Freshwater Research Institute’s annual assessment.
Global Trust Certification Ltd. has granted continued certification for the Icelandic Cod (Gadus morhua) Commercial Fisheries, and issued the 3rd Surveillance Report for the fisheries on 7 Desember 2017.
Iceland is currently in the limelight in France as the honorary guest at the Strasbourg Christmas Market, the oldest and most famous Christmas market in the world.
Icelandic ling, tusk and summer spawning herring fisheries enter full assessment. The outcome of the full assessment and certification process is expected before end of 2018.