Arctic Fish is the first to gain ASC Certification in Iceland - Aquaculture Stewardship Council

Arctic Fish is the first to gain ASC Certification in Iceland

Arctic Fish has become the very first aquaculture producer to achieve Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Certification in Iceland. The Dyrafjordur and Önundafjordur farms, both part of Arctic Fish’s sea farm operations on the Westfjords, a large peninsula in northwestern Iceland, are certified to produce ASC rainbow trout. The on-site assessment was conducted by SCS Global Services, an independent, third-party certification company. “Iceland is still a small player in the sea farming on international scale with only 4 ths. tonnes harvested last year of salmon and trout and expected to more than double this year mainly from the Westfjords,” said Sigurður Pétursson CEO of Arctic Fish. “There is good potential for future growth and the good environment in Iceland for sustainable and eco-friendly farming methods. ASC certification of our farming operations helps our small farming operation to get international recognition which … Continue reading Arctic Fish is the first to gain ASC Certification in Iceland

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