Iceland Responsible Fisheries at ICEFISH 22-24 September

Iceland Responsible Fisheries at ICEFISH 22-24 September

22 September 2011

ExhibitionIceland Responsible Fisheries (IRF) and Promote Iceland participate in the Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition this September, 22-24 (stand #D60). Manufacturers and buyers of seafood from Iceland are especially welcome to learn more about the IRF project, current status of the certification issues, and get practical information on the implementation, and participation in the project.

Book a meeting at stand #D60

For interested parties, we recommend booking a meeting with one of our representatives in advance. The following people are available to meet you during the exhibition:

  • Mike Platt, Business manager, Global Trust Certification Ltd. (re. Chain of custody certification)
  • Kristján Thórarinsson, Chair of the Technical advisory board
  • Finnur Gardarsson, Project manager
  • Gudný Káradóttir, Marketing manager

To register a meeting, please send an e-mail with requested time and date and with whom you like to meet to

Lunch seminar: Development in the marketplace for sustainably sourced seafood

IRF will host a lunch seminar on responsible fisheries and market trends on Thursday September 22nd at 12.30 in Turninn Kopavogur (Nítjánda, 19th floor). The seminar is intended for the buyers of Icelandic seafood and stakeholders in the seafood industry (by invitation).
Two prominent speakers will talk about the development in the marketplace for products from responsibly managed fish stocks, trends and cases in marketing under the label of origin (Iceland Responsible Fisheries) and certification mark.

  • John Sackton, Seafood market analyst and editor of
    Evolution of sustainability in retail purchasing specifications in North America
  • Peter Vassallo, Founder and owner of Cumbrian Seafood:
    Selling sustainably sourced seafood from Iceland to retailers in the UK market

Here you can read more about the lunch meeting, and download a pdf document.
For further information and remarks, please contact Gudny Karadottir,, Tel. +354 511 4000.