Ægir Páll Friðbertsson appointed as new CEO of ISI, replacing Bjarni Ármannsson

    The Iceland Seafood International (ISI), as announced by the board of directors, now include a new CEO, Ægir Páll Friðbertsson.

    EU to ban “greenwashing” and improve consumer information

    Only sustainability labels based on approved certification schemes or established by public authorities will be allowed, under new EU rules.

    North Sea cod quota to be reduced by 13% in 2024

    The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) has reported that there will be a new quota council for North Sea cod.

    Spain denounces several vegan products for masquerading as fish

    The Spanish fishing sector has issued a statement warning about fake fish in the market as plant-based products.

    Will the Icelandic government clamp down on aquaculture?

    Fiskistofa proposes drastic measures to prevent farmed salmon from mixing with wild salmon in rivers.

    Police investigation opened in Iceland into Arctic Fish escape

    Requested by the Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority, if the charges turn out to be serious, fines and even prison sentences could be requested for those responsible for Arctic Fish according to the Fish Farming Law.

    Royal Greenland feels the pressure with $16m loss in first half of 2023

    CEO Susanne Arfelt Rajamand notes Royal Greenland is impacted by "volatile environment", but despite market challenges, she predicts better results in second half of 2023.

    TalentView: Rune Mikalsen, Kvaroy Arctic

    Rune Mikalsen, CEO of Kvarøy Arctic, talks about his new role in Boston, and his aims and priorities for Kvarøy in the U.S. market.

    Scottish Fishermen’s Federation blasts “naïve” fish stocks report

    The SFF rejects "naïve" Oceana report saying UK fish stocks in "critical" situation: Scotland has "very well managed fisheries", says Chief Executive Elspeth Macdonald.

    Australia to accept Icelandic farmed salmon imports

    Permit "a long time in the making" says Icelandic food agency, but Iceland's farmed salmon now meets Australia's strict biosecurity rules.

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