The Group constitutes an international network of independent companies, each operating in its own market area in the production and sale of seafood products. In the United States, United Kingdom, France, Denmark and Germany the Group operates processing plants for value added products but in addition there are the sales and marketing companies selling natural seafood products. The sales and marketing companies are located in the United States, United Kingdom, France, Spain and Japan.
Icelandic Group has an annual turnover of about Euro 1 billion. The Company has three main business segments; primary processing, value added processing, and sales and marketing, representing 6%, 69% and 25% of total sales respectively.
Icelandic Group fully owned by Vestia HoldingVestia Holdings ehf. (Vestia), a subsidiary of the Icelandic bank NBI hf., has assumed 100% ownership of Eignarhaldsfelagið IG ehf. (IG Holdings ehf), the parent company of Icelandic Group. This will have no effect on Icelandic Group´s business activities or daily operations but provide strong support to the Group's management in realizing the company's full capabilities.
Whale shark capture and trade banned Peru
The Ministry of Production announced a ban on whale shark (Rhincodon typus) capture in marine waters of Peruvian jurisdiction as well as its landing, transportation, retention, processing and marketing.
Industry praises financial aid for paua fishermen New Zealand
Seafood New Zealand has welcomed the financial assistance package announced by the Government for the Kaikoura commercial paua divers, who have been under considerable financial stress since last year’s earthquake.