Westman Islands saltfish on Portuguese dinner tables – despite Covid
Saltfish production with Angelika, Anna and Halldór hard at work. Image: Vinnslustöðin

Westman Islands saltfish on Portuguese dinner tables – despite Covid

Sales of saltfish from the Westman Islands in Iceland jumped in March this year, confirming that Portuguese consumers aren’t going to do without this traditional Easter dish. ‘The pandemic has…

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VSV staff break saltfish records
VSV’s saltfish production has been breaking records. Image: Vinnslustöðin

VSV staff break saltfish records

In spite of restrictions and strict hygiene rules over and above the usual requirements, staff at the Vinnslustöðin (VSV) factory in the Westman Islands have already produced more saltfish this…

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Westman Islands netting season in full swing
Netters Kap II and Brynjólfur have been fishing well for Vinnslustöðin this winter. Image: Vinnslustöðin

Westman Islands netting season in full swing

Netters Kap II and Brynjólfur, owned by Westman Islands company Vinnslustöðin, have been fishing well close to home this winter, with the bulk of catches going for saltfish production. Since…

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North Atlantic’s largest saltfish production set up in Russia
Skaginn 3X has struck a deal with Norebo company Polar Sea+ to supply a saltfish production system

North Atlantic’s largest saltfish production set up in Russia

Norebo company Polar Sea+ had already dealt with Icelandic processing specialist for its processing plant, and went back to them to supply a saltfish processing line for producing bacalao for…

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VSV acquires Portuguese saltfish producer
VSV is the first foreign company to own outright a Portuguese saltfish producer. Image: VSV

VSV acquires Portuguese saltfish producer

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Icelandic fishing and processing company Vinnslustöðin (VSV) has acquired Portuguese company Grupeixe, which produces, sells and distributes saltfish in Aveiro. According to VSV, Grupeixe buys its cod from Iceland, Norway…

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