Roast cod with garlic butter

Only few or no other countries can guaranty as fresh and high quality cod for consumers around the world as Iceland. The unpolluted cold waters around Iceland are probably the best fishing ground in the world. Low temperature ensures the freshness and sup...

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Reducing seafood surface contamination with chitosan

A project that evaluated the efficiency of different chitosan treatments when used by fishery companies has now ended. The project was a cooperative effort by Primex, Rammi, Fjardarlax and Matís with a financial support from AVS (R&D Fund of th...

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Seafood Appetisers hit the Spot in Brussels

A selection of redfish and cod tartares, gravad fish, langoustine soup, marinaded fish dishes and smoked cod roe were all on the menu for visitors to HB Grandi’s stand at the Brussels seafood exhibition last week. As in previous years, sea cook Gunnar H...

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Venus due at Vopnafjördur at mid-May

The latest addition to the Icelandic fleet, Venus NS-150, is due to reach its home port of Vopnafjördur in the middle of May. The new pelagic vessel is being built in Turkey and will replace Lundey NS. ‘We have carried out sea trials that went well, wi...

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Fishing blue whiting south of Faroe Islands

Fishing for blue whiting south of Faroe Islands and west of Shetland Islands inside the Faroese fishing Zone is going slowly. All the Icelandic vessels fishing blue whiting are there, on their way for landing in the Eastfjord harbours or coming back. This...

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12 new fishing vessels due for Iceland

The biggest investment period  in this century in the Icelandic fishing fleet is now in in progress. This year and next two 12 new vessels will be entering the fleet of trawlers and pelagic vessels. The investment comes to 33 billion Icelandic krónur or...

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Bacalao a la Viscaina

Salted cod in Tomato and Pepper sauce is the English name of this dish originated from the Basque region in Spain, which is famous for its fine cooking. We found this recipe in a book from 1979 on Spanish and Mexican cooking which our Þóra found in a se...

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Fixed bonus agreement at HB Grandi

An agreement has been reached with HB Grandi’s fish production staff in Reykjavík, Akranes and Vopnafjördur for fixed bonus rates. The company’s fish production staff receive a set rate for each hour’s work. Prior to the agreement, thi...

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Strong sales and operational improvement

The year 2015 starts well for Marel according to a press release from the company.  The company showed significant increase in operational and net profit from previous quarters fuelled by record revenues and order intake as well as operational improvemen...

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 A MP and an actress cook af fish soup

Grimsby Telegraph reports that former Grimsby MP Austin Mitchell and actress Patricia Hodge have joined forces to make their own “saucy” film promoting the town. Patricia returned back to her roots and visited the Icelandic Seachill factory, w...

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