Samherji Fiskeldi Ltd.

Samherji Fiskeldi Ltd.

Farm
Iceland
Contact Information

Based in Iceland, Samherji Fiskeldi Ltd. has been growing Arctic char and Atlantic salmon in land-based tanks for over 20 years. The company's aquaculture operations include hatching, juvenile production, and on-growing of marketable fish as well as packaging, marketing, sales, and export of the products. The various components of Samherji Fiskeldi's farming operations are situated around Iceland and use crystal clear, geothermal water that has been naturally filtered. Samherji Fiskeldi's fish farming has a low carbon footprint and the land-based tanks greatly reduce the risk of escapes. No growth hormones or antibiotics are used during the farming process. 

Samherji Fiskeldi's facilities allow them to produce close to 3000 tons of arctic char per year and 1200 tons of salmon per year. The company uses methods that focus on the welfare of the fish, aimed at preventing discomfort and distress. At the same time, Samherji Fiskeldi's works to ensure high-quality and great taste for finished products. 

Sustainability Partnerships
Ocean Wise
2
Total Species
2
Total Sources
10/18/18
Last Product Update

Distribution Regions and Business Locations

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Glerárgata 30
600 Akureyri
Iceland
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Canada - Atlantic
  • Canada - Central & Interior
  • Canada - Northwest
  • Canada - Pacific
  • Central America & Caribbean
  • Europe
  • Mexico
  • Middle East
  • Russia
  • South America
  • South Pacific
  • USA - Alaska
  • USA - California
  • USA - Gulf of Mexico
  • USA - Hawaii
  • USA - Mid Atlantic
  • USA - Midwest
  • USA - New England
  • USA - Pacific Northwest
  • USA - Rockies & Southwest
  • USA - South Atlantic
  • USA - Southeast
  • Worldwide
2 Results: Viewing 1-2 Seafood Products
Seafood group Origin Harvest Method Sustainability Rating

Arctic Char

Salvelinus alpinus
Iceland
Land-based flow-through systems
Good Fish Guide: Unrated

Atlantic Salmon

Salmo salar
Unassessed Origin
Unassessed Farming Methods
Good Fish Guide: Unrated