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Icelandic Fish and Iceland Days in Bremerhaven
10 September 2018

Icelandic Fish and Iceland Days in Bremerhaven

Iceland Days (Islandtage) were celebrated in Bremerhaven, Germany from August 29th-September 2nd.

TAC quotas for 2018/2019 follow scientific advice
25 June 2018

TAC quotas for 2018/2019 follow scientific advice

The total allowable catch quota (TAC) in Icelandic waters for the fishing year 2018/2019 has been issued by the Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture. The decision on TAC is in line with the scientific advice from the Marine & Freshwater Research Institute (MFRI).

Continued Certification of Haddock and Saithe Fisheries
20 April 2018

Continued Certification of Haddock and Saithe Fisheries

Global Trust Certification Ltd. has granted continued certification for the Icelandic Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) and Saithe (Pollachius virens) Commercial Fisheries, and issued the 3rd Surveillance Reports for the fisheries in April 2018.

GSSI is gaining stronger international support
22 February 2018

GSSI is gaining stronger international support

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.

Excellent Condition of Cod and Golden Redfish
11 January 2018

Excellent Condition of Cod and Golden Redfish

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.

Continued certification of Cod fisheries
18 December 2017

Continued certification of Cod fisheries

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.

Seafood from Iceland at Strasbourg Christmas Market
15 December 2017

Seafood from Iceland at Strasbourg Christmas Market

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.

Three fisheries enter full assessment
14 December 2017

Three fisheries enter full assessment

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.

Cod from Iceland Takes Centre Stage in Basque Country
12 December 2017

Cod from Iceland Takes Centre Stage in Basque Country

Presentations about cod products from Iceland were recently held at two culinary schools, Escuela de Cocina Luis Irizar and Basque Culinary Center, in San Sebastián/Donostia, Spain.

Dutch Foodies Inspired by Fish from Iceland
11 December 2017

Dutch Foodies Inspired by Fish from Iceland

Seafood and aquaculture products from Iceland were recently introduced at a presentation in Amsterdam, organised by Dutch distribution company Versvishandel Jan van As, a partner to Iceland Responsible Fisheries (IRF).