Serious about responsibility
A global sourcing policy based on responsible ocean stewardship

As an Iceland Seafood International company, Iceland Seafood UK bases its global sourcing policy on the following principles:

  • Iceland Seafood UK will only source only from fisheries that are administrated in conformance with FAO Code of Conducts for responsible fisheries and have proper fishery management systems.
  • Iceland Seafood UK supports independent and credible standards that are set to audit and approve fisheries that are well managed and will wherever possible promote these fisheries to its customers.
  • Iceland Seafood UK is committed not to source fish from stocks that are endangered.
  • Iceland Seafood UK will only source farmed raw materials from suppliers with the highest welfare standards.
  • Iceland Seafood UK will help and support customers to make the right choice to source sustainable seafood.

Our Business Integrity 

  • We are committed to maintaining the highest standards of business conduct by using only legal and ethical means in all business activity.
  • We are fair, equitable and respectful to employees, associates, competitors, customers, the public and all business or professional relationships.
  • We treat all customers and suppliers honestly, fairly and objectively.
  • We observe all applicable state, federal, foreign or international laws and regulations relating to the production, sourcing, processing, labelling, handling, importing, distribution, promoting and sell of goods.

Our responsibility 

  • Iceland Seafood UK is committed to supplying products that are authentic, legal, safe, to the highest quality and to exceed our internal and customer expectations.
  • The continual improvement of the sites food safety and technical standards to ensure we are at the forefront of the seafood manufacturing sector.
  • Iceland Seafood UK take their responsibility to the environment and the sourcing of products very seriously and insist on the highest standards of supply. We ensure our suppliers are GFSI accredited and operate to the highest ethical standards.
  • Production facilities have been designed in accordance with the highest GFSI standards and a constant ethos of improvement is at the forefront of our objectives.
  • It is of vital importance to Iceland Seafood UK that we understand fish is one of the last hunted foodstuffs and it is beholden to us that we protect and encourage the wild stocks of fish for all future generations.
  • Management of our environmental systems to reduce the company’s overall carbon footprint.

We treat all children like they’re our own

  • We take the manufacture of our Children’s products very seriously, and ensure we adhere to the latest in nutritional product guidelines.
  • We have the flexibility and passion to care and we are close enough to source to ensure the integrity of our fish.

Iceland Seafood UK is BRC certified meaning the seafood you buy from us is of the highest quality.

Our certification to the latest BRC (British Retail Consortium) Standards guarantee the standardisation of quality, safety, operational criteria and ensure that we as modern manufacturers fulfil our legal obligations and provide protection to the end consumer.  BRC Global Standards are now a fundamental requirement of leading retail and foodservice customers.

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The Sea Fish Industry Authority (Seafish) works across all sectors of the UK seafood industry to promote good quality, sustainable seafood. Our research and projects are aimed at raising standards, improving efficiency and ensuring that our industry develops in a viable way. 

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Food Standards Agency

The Food Standards Agency is an independent government department responsible for food safety and hygiene across the UK. We work with businesses to help them produce safe food, and with local authorities to enforce food safety regulations. Everything we do reflects our vision of ‘Safer food for the nation’

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ESG Report 2021

Iceland Seafood International is adopting a systematic, comprehensive approach to sustainability work. This effort is shaped to support the achievement of the UN’s global goals. This report is the fourth ESG report that the company publishes. The scope of the report for 2021 is broader than before and it shows the development of key metrics in the last four years.

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Environmental and Social Responsibility Policies

This is Iceland Seafood lnternational's Group policy on environmental responsibility and is a binding document upon the Group and its subsidiaries. The Group has adopted the principles stated in this Group Policy to proactively manage its environmental impacts. The principles apply in the context of the value chain of Iceland Seafood International. The purpose of this policy is to make sure the Group manages its environmental impacts throughout the value chain.

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More Iceland Seafood UK Ltd. Policies

Iceland Seafood UK Ltd also has its own policies with respect to the following areas:

Responsible Seafood Sourcing Policy, Modern Slavery Statement, Food Safety, Quality & Authenticity Policy and Environmental Policy.

These policies also represent an important part of a corporate culture committed to society and the environment, not only for the future, but also for the present.

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FAO Code of Conduct

Iceland Seafood International works according to the FAO code of conducts for responsible fisheries (FAO 2005). Most responsible fishing nations are working in conformance with the FAO code of conducts and have issued quota or have other means of regulating fishing within their own fishing zones.

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Iceland Responsible Fisheries

The FAO-Based Iceland Responsible Fisheries Management Certification Programme is a third party certification model used to verify responsible fisheries management in Icelandic waters and good treatment of marine resources.

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Iceland Seafood International actively develops and supports initiatives that positively influence sustainable fishing practices. In 2012, with other key suppliers, the company founded ISF (Iceland Sustainable Fisheries) which supports initiatives such as the MSC. Iceland Seafood International and its subsidiaries supply MSC product from around the World.  Since the development of the ISF varios species have been MSC accredited with further species in assessment.  Details on the MSC accreditation status can be found on the Iceland Sustainable Fisheries homepage:

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