HB Grandi Partners up with the World Seafood Congress 2017

HB Grandi and Matís have partnered up for the World Seafood Congress 2017 (#WSC_2017). The conference takes place in Iceland this September and is now held for the first time in any of the Nordic countries. The conference is a Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) initiative.

WSC is one of the largest discussion forum in the world in the fields of value creation in the fishing industry and food safety. The conference attracts personnel from fishing vessel companies and fish processing, investors and experts from governments, research and academia, and other stakeholders, from all over the world.

“HB Grandi is a progressive company in the fisheries sector that Matís has had a long-lasting partnership with in research and innovation. We are really pleased with the WSC cooperation, which will create an opportunity to promote Icelandic fisheries and innovation on one of the largest stages, “said Sveinn Margeirsson, CEO of Matis on this occasion.

“It is an honor for us to support discussion on food safety and value creation in the fisheries sector. HB Grandi has for years supported responsible fisheries and participate in developmental and innovation projects with the aim to utilize marine resources in Iceland in the most sustainable manner. World Seafood Congress is an important forum to discuss the development of the entire marine value chain and the development of fisheries worldwide, “said Vilhjálmur Vilhjálmsson CEO at HB Grandi.