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Icelandic entrepreneurs turn insects into energy bars

21.07.2014 - icenewsis: Two young entrepreneurs from Iceland, Búi Bjarmar Aðalsteinsson and Stefán Atli Thoroddsen, have started their own business, making energy bars made with an unlikely source of protein and other nutrients, insects. Búi first got the idea when reading a U.N...

Palace set to snap up £8m Sigurdsson

21.07.2014 - icenewsis: Tottenham Hotspur have accepted an £8m bid from Crystal Palace for forward Gylfi Sigurdsson, according to reports from England. The London club made the bid for the Icelandic international last week and, according to Palace fanzine The Five Year Plan, the...

Iceland plans Keflavik-Reykjavik airport link

19.07.2014 - icenewsis: Plans are underway in Iceland to develop a high-speed airport rail link between Keflavik International Airport and the capital, Reykjavik. The project, which is currently being tendered in Iceland, is likely to cost in the region of £50m, and a number of ...

Marel to transfer all operations of Marel Meat Processing BV and Marel Benelux BV from Oss to Boxmeer

14.07.2014 - icenewsis: Marel announced recently the proposed decision to the employees in Oss, The Netherlands, to restructure and transfer all operations of Marel Meat Processing BV and Marel Benelux BV from Oss to Boxmeer, one of Marel’s core innovation and manufacturing site...

„Pack The Future 2014” Award goes to Promens

14.07.2014 - icenewsis: The Sustainable Plastic Packaging Award „Pack The Future 2014” awards recently went to Promens earlier this year. Since its launch at the Luxepack show in Monaco in October Slidissime, a premium airless cosmetic jar from Promens, has taken the marketplace...

The „Pack The Future 2014” Award goes to Promens

14.07.2014 - icenewsis: The Sustainable Plastic Packaging Award „Pack The Future 2014” awards recently went to Promens earlier this year. Since its launch at the Luxepack show in Monaco in October Slidissime, a premium airless cosmetic jar from Promens, has taken the marketplace...

Celtic to visit Iceland for their Champions League qualifier

14.07.2014 - icenewsis: The Scottish champions will be playing against KR next Tuesday and the Celtic manager Ronny Deila is likely to set his side up to go for goals and build up a lead when they face the Icelandic team in on Tuesday night. The Scottish champions visit Iceland ...

Former Kaupthing bosses charged with fraud

13.07.2014 - icenewsis:   The former chief executive and chief financial officers of Kaupthing have been charged with fraud and breach of trust by Iceland’s special prosecutor. According to the indictment, Hreidar Sigurdsson and Gudny Sveinsdottir, the CEO and CFO respectiv...

Neil Young performs in Iceland for first time ever

12.07.2014 - icenewsis:   Neil Young made his first ever performance in Iceland on Monday night, treating the Reykjavik audience to an array of his classic hits. Neil Young and Crazy Horse also debuted their latest hit, Who’s Gonna Stand up and Save the Earth, at the Icelan...

Plans to merge Icelandic fishing companies

11.07.2014 - icenewsis: Two of Iceland’s biggest fishing companies, which represent catchers and processors, are considering a merger to form a more powerful organisation within the fishing sector. The National Federation of Icelandic Fishing Vessel Owners (LIU) held a general m...

Iceland plans euro bond sale

10.07.2014 - icenewsis: Iceland is planning to sell its first euro bond since 2006, moving away from the US dollar funding it has been dependent on since its economy crashed in 2008. The North Atlantic island has tapped only dollars since its banking sector defaulted in 2008. Bu...




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