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Inspired by Iceland seminar at NASF 2019
6 March 2019

Inspired by Iceland seminar at NASF 2019

The 14th NASF in Bergen started today, 5 March. This year, Iceland will be the conference´s guest of honor and today the Icelandic delegation hosted a seminar called "Inspired by Iceland" with theme "sustainability, quality and innovation".

Icelandic Delegation at North Atlantic Seafood Forum 2019
27 February 2019

Icelandic Delegation at North Atlantic Seafood Forum 2019

The North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF) conference will be held on March 5-7 in Bergen, Norway.

Golden redfish charms German consumers
30 January 2019

Golden redfish charms German consumers

Iceland Responsible Fisheries (IRF) introduced Icelandic golden redfish to German consumers at “Grüne Woche”, a large Food and Agricultural Trade Show which is held annually in Berlin.

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.