Icelandic | Who we are

Who we are

Established in 1942, Icelandic owns the global seafood brand Icelandic Seafood with headquarters in Reykjavik, Iceland. With over 75 years of experience within the fishing industry, we have access to an extensive network of processing, sales and marketing companies worldwide. Founded in Iceland, we have a proud fishing tradition and our knowledge and expertise have been passed on through generations. Within the modern fishing industry, we utilize our expertise to increase efficiency and ensure sustainability – qualities which are essential to a competitive and profitable business.

Professional integrity in our working relationships is fundamental to our culture, and we have built strategic partnerships with the key Icelandic seafood harvesters, securing access to top quality, sustainable fish from our pure ocean

Icelandic is also the parent company of ITH (Icelandic Trademark Holding), which owns the trademarks ‘Iceland’ and ‘Icelandic Seafood’ and handles all the marketing and services to license holders and other producers in Iceland.       

In the United States Icelandic holds the license, in cooperation with Highliner Foods, to sell products under the trademark ‘Icelandic Seafood’ to the hotels and restaurants market.

In Spain, Icelandic has a brand licence agreement with Solo Seafood, owner of Icelandic Iberica which  is one of the largest seller and distributor of lightly salted cod from Iceland, as well as other frozen marine products.   The company sells marine products to more than 4,000 customers in five countries in Southern Europe.