Why Icelandic aquaculture is picking provenance over volume

Published on
October 18, 2017

Unlike commercial fishing, sea farming doesn’t have a rich, long history in Iceland.

In the 1990s, the country had its initial but, ultimately, unsuccessful foray into the sector. A second crack of the whip some 15 years ago unfortunately had much the same outcome, but the most recent wave of development has a different feel about it, with producers confident that the third time’s the charm. And they seem to be right – a successful aquaculture industry, led by salmon, is now within the country’s grasp...

Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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