DILL restaurant in Reykjavik is Iceland's very first restaurant to be awarded Michelin star. In addition to awarding the first Michelin star to DILL, the 2017 Michelin Guide mentions four other restaurants in Iceland: Grillid at Hotel Saga, Vox at Hilton Hotel Nordica, Gallery at Hotel Holt, and Matur & Drykkur wich received a Bib Gourmand award.
Walmart has accepted third-party certification schemes that have been recognized by the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI).
On 6 December 2016, a promotion on the Icelandic salted cod was held at L. De Medici International Institute in Ottaviano, in southern Italy. The promotion is a part of the marketing project Bacalao de Islandia.
Madrid Fusión is one of the biggest and the most important conference for the horeca sector in Spain, held annually in Madrid. The marketing project Bacalao de Islandia participated in Madrid Fusión for the second time, where around 10,000 guests attended to follow new trends and innovations in the food and restaurant industry.
Global Trust/SAI Global has made available the 2nd Surveillance reports for haddock and saithe fisheries. The unit of certification includes the Icelandic commercial fisheries of haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) and saithe (Pollachius virens) under state management by the Ministry of Industries and Innovation, fished within Iceland´s Exclusive Economic Zone.