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Iceland is now on the Michelin star map
28 February 2017

Iceland is now on the Michelin star map

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 backs GSSI through seafood policy
24 February 2017

Walmart backs GSSI through seafood policy

Walmart has accepted third-party certification schemes that have been recognized by the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI).

Italian chefs learn about the Icelandic cod
15 February 2017

Italian chefs learn about the Icelandic cod

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.

The cod from Iceland on promotion in Madrid
6 February 2017

The cod from Iceland on promotion in Madrid

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.

Surveillance Reports for IRF certified Haddock and Saithe available
24 January 2017

Surveillance Reports for IRF certified Haddock and Saithe available

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.

GSSI Recognition of the IRFM Certification Programme
8 November 2016

GSSI Recognition of the IRFM Certification Programme

On 8 November 2016 the GSSI Steering Board announced its recognition of the IRFM Certification Programme.

7 November 2016

The IRFM Certification explained in new video

A new video explaining the principles and methods used in the IRFM certification programme is now available online.

Cod fishery granted continued IRF certification
5 November 2016

Cod fishery granted continued IRF certification

The Icelandic cod fishery (Gadus morhua) has been granted continued IRF certification by Global Trust. The fishery is assessed against the recently revised version of the Iceland Responsible Fisheries Management (IRFM) Standard 2.0.

IRFF Chain of Custody standard accredited
31 October 2016

IRFF Chain of Custody standard accredited

The Irish National Accreditation Board (INAB) has announced the accreditation of the IRFM Chain of Custody Standard.

Golden redfish fishery is granted continued IRF certification
27 October 2016

Golden redfish fishery is granted continued IRF certification

Global Trust has granted the Icelandic Golden redfish fisheries, first certified in 2014, continued IRF certification. The Assessment Report covers the Annual Surveillance for the Golden redfish to the recently revised version of the IRFM Standard.