Ýmir (center) and Hrefna (far left), in the company of friends and the founders of California Wine Masters.

‘Said They’d Make Us Famous in Hollywood’

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Attending to the fish.

How Dried Fish is Made

12 Jun One of the most popular snacks in Iceland is dried fish.

Good Good in top place on Amazon.

Icelandic Jam Best-Seller on Amazon

26 Apr The Icelandic food production company Good Good recently made it to the top of Amazon’s list of best-selling jams, jellies and preserves.

Garðar in front of his Þorri buffet at the House of Lords.

Icelanders celebrate with Viking style food at the House of Lords

12 Feb You have perhaps heard of the old Icelandic month Þorri (the 13thmonth of winter, 20. January – 18. February in 2017) and the frightening food that accompanies it. Last weekend, 130 Icelanders celebrated Þorri at the House of Lords in Westminster, London.

This is what the packaging will look like for the US market.

Lýsi now marketed in the US

6 Feb 2018 Icelandic Trademark Holding,owner of the trademarks Icelandic, Icelandic Seafood and Margildi ehf., have signed a licencing contract for the marketing and sale of Icelandic fish oil using the brand name Icelandic Fish Oil in the US. Distrubution and sale will commence later this year.

Icelandic lamb is known as a free-range meat option flavoured naturally with Icelandic mountain herbs.

Almost half of Icelanders eat lamb once per week

24 Jan 2018 lmost half of the Icelandic population, or 46 % eat lamb once a week or more. Another 26 % eat lamb 2-3 times per month. Only 4% never eat lamb.

Hafsteinn Ólafsson, centre, is Iceland's chef of the year.

Iceland's chef of the year is Hafsteinn Ólafsson

24 Sep 2017 Hafsteinn Ólafsson, chef at Sumac Grill & Drinks in Reykjavik, has won chef of the year award 2017 in Iceland after battling it out in an exciting contest at Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre.

Former bus central Hlemmur will open as a  food hall this June.

Sustainability and a vegetable market for new Hlemmur Food Hall in Reykjavik

8 Jun 2017 The new food halls at former bus central Hlemmur will be opening soon, offering a selection of exciting food stalls that include a bakery, an ice cream parlour, a grill and wine bar and a vegetable, herb and flower market.

The beer will be flavoured with Norwegian and Icelandic sheep heads.

Sheep head beer: A Nordic collaboration

7 Jun 2017 “The idea is really not as insane as it seem,” says Árni Long of Bryggjan Brugghús brewery about a collaboration with Norwegian brewery Voss. The result is a stout beer flavoured with Icelandic and Norwegian sheep heads.

Guðmundur P,  Líndal and Jósep B -. Þórhallsson, the creators of Lava Cheese.

Mouthwatering Icelandic cheese snack hits the market

28 Apr 2017 A new snack, Lava Cheese is becoming extremely popular in Iceland. It's a concept created by two friends who loved the taste of melted, hardened cheese.

Smári Organics markets their skyr as Icelandic yoghurt, not skyr, although the product is actually skyr.

Organic Icelandic skyr in the US

28 Mar 2017 Skyr is becoming very popular in the US. Icelander Smári Ásmundsson is the founder of Smári Organics which produces the only organic skyr on the US market.

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