Technology and equipment for the food processing industry
Responsible use of natural resources
Having a unique geological position, in the middle of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, Iceland possesses special conditions needed to generate geothermal energy. The country has a high degree of volcanism and Icelandic specialists have through the years built up expertise in utilizing the geothermal energy in a responsible way. That enables Iceland to be the world leader the production of this eco-friendly, sustainable and renewable power.
Energy production in harmony with nature and society is one of the main tasks of this century and the demand for expertise is growing. Responsible use of fish stocks and other natural resources is an important part of Iceland‘s environmental policies. That enables Icelandic industries to supply clean products and at the same time opens new possibilities in technology where purity and sustainability is all-important.
Green technology for marine and food processing
Icelandic food production is focused on quality and fresh materials. Pure Icelandic nature provides healthy foods to local and global markets. Through the centuries fisheries have been the lifeline of the nation, both as its main food supply, and its chief export product. Sustainability and secure production is most important and Iceland has become a leading country in the advancement of marine and food processing technology.
Promote sustainability and improve efficiency
Icelandic companies are focused on increasing yield and reducing waste, to promote sustainability in aquaculture, fisheries and food processing. They constantly work to find ways to improve efficiency in the industry. Their customers are for example looking for solutions that use less water and electricity, and that also offer impeccable hygiene and traceability.
“Fishing is intertwined with nation’s history and culture and one could say that seamanship is part of the identity of every Icelander.”