Iceland's qualities make energy-intensive food production such as fish farming a cleaner, less costly process with a top level result.
Iceland's clean waters and plentiful sources of environmentally friendly energy, including surplus geothermal water from power plants, make it an excellent environment for high-quality fish farming.
Reasons to choose Iceland:
Pure geothermal water
- Icelanders have been working with aquaculture for over a century.
- Using the natural resources available enables farms to produce high-quality fish in a pure environment.
Energy that is clean, green and low cost
Iceland's environmentally friendly energy presents a unique opportunity for a production process that has:
- No carbon footprint
- Less business cost
An exciting mix of experience and opportunity
- Iceland is already the main aquatic farmer of Atlantic Char and also a major producer of Atlantic cod, Atlantic salmon, and other species.
As of 2008 there were 50 registered fish farms in Iceland, mostly dealing with salmonid. They are a mixture of:
- Farms that produce juveniles
- Sea cage farms
- Land-based farms
- Mussel farms
- Research stations