Iceland farmer plans closed cage expansion

ANOTHER Icelandic salmon farming company has unveiled significant expansion plans – this time using closed cages. The latest in a series of recent aquaculture expansion moves has come from AkvaFuture, which wants to set up a facility for up to 6,000 ton...

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Anoher gold for the Saucy Fish Co.

 The Saucy Fish Co.’s products have this week been labelled best lunchtime must-haves by popular consumer magazine, Healthy Food Guide, for the second year running. The Saucy Fish Co.’s delicious Roasted Sweet Chilli Salmon with Tomato and Chilli Chu...

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Everyone’s delighted with the new ships

Viðey docked in Reykjavík Yesterday morning after a successful trip to fishing grounds off the Westfjords. This new trawler, the last of the series of three groundfish trawlers built for HB Grandi, has been in operation now for almost three months and i...

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Cashew, chilli & lime-crusted fish

Now, when the autumn has come and the cold winter looms in the nearest future, it is good to be comfortable at home. Prepare a good healthy meal from sustainable quality fish from Iceland, such as cod or haddock. Have a cosy evening with candle lights and...

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Total catch in August less than last year

The overall catch of Icelandic vessels in August was 104,5 thousand tonnes, a 13% decrease from August 2017. Demersal catch was just over 37 thousand tonnes and decreased by 2 thousand tonnes (18%) compared with August last year.  Pelagic catch was 62 th...

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Skaginn 3X project attracts interest from world leaders

Skaginn 3X had the honour of presenting one of it’s current projects in Russia Far East at the Eastern Economic Forum last week. The project in question is the state-of-the-art pelagic processing factory being set up for JSC Gidrostroy in the Kuril Isla...

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Samherji shows £103m profits

SAMHERJI, Iceland’s largest fishing and fish processing company, has unveiled pre-tax profits of 14.4 billion kroners (£103 million) for last year. The figure is slightly up on the previous year. Samherji has been investing heavily during the past few ...

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New organisational structure at HB Grandi

The board of directors of HB Grandi has approved a new organisational structure for the company. The structure will become simpler than before and supports the increased emphasis on the company’s core activities. A new COO is appointed, overseeing the c...

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Salmon cutlets with anchovy butter

Salmon for dinner? Why not. It is very healthy, full of omega3 fatty acids and tastes very nice. Moreover, you can get salmon, frozen or fresh almost everywhere in the world, thanks to fish farming. Now we vent back for some thirty years to find a nice re...

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HB Grandi board approves Ögurvík acquisition

The board of directors of HB Grandi has approved the agreement to acquire the entire shareholding of fishing company Ögurvík ehf that was struck on the 7th of September, and has decided to put the matter to a shareholders’ meeting for its approval. Th...

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