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Iceland has a long tradition in the seafood industry

We have survived and thrived for centuries thanks to the diversity, quality, and bounty of the clear, cold, waters surrounding Iceland. Generations of Icelandic fishermen have made a living from the seas. They hold a profound respect for the ocean and understand the impact we have on it. Today's modern Icelandic fishing industry revolves around sustainability, closely monitoring fishing stocks, and continuously improving our business's efficiency.

Fisheries management

Fishing is deeply ingrained in our culture. Since day one, the fishing grounds have been our lifeline. Generation after generation, Icelandic fishermen have battled weather and waves for the catch. We don’t take that lightly. We treat our waters with respect as we know that sustainable utilization of our marine resources is the key to our survival.

We have learned to manage and regulate our fisheries to ensure a sustainable harvest of our fishing stocks. We use science-based methods and extensive research to determine how much fish can safely be caught without harming the ecosystem. We uphold the highest quality standards in all phases of processing. We uphold the same rigorous quality standards in transportation. It is our ambition to deliver a top-quality product to the market.

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Fisheries - Business Iceland

Government of Iceland | Fisheries Management