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Monday, 25 February 2013 15:58

Guðmundur Runólfsson hf is certified by the independent conformity assessment body Vottunarstofan Tún ehf against the Marine Stewardship Council Chain of Custody Standard to process, store and trade fish originating from MSC certified sustainable fishstocks. Currently (March 2013; for update please see www.msc.org and reference below) the company is eligible to handle and trade in gutted fish, fillets, minced fish and portions from Icelandic cod and haddock harvested by registered vessels within the Icelandic Exclusive Economic Zone. Its products are sold either chilled or frozen, presented in block, boxes or large tubs.

The company´s MSC Certification Code is C-TUN-1035 and the updated details of the scope of its certification can be downloaded from the MSC website´s suppliers directory (see here).

Species Fishery Product Storage Presentation Activity
Cod
(Gadus morhua)
IGP Icelandic Cod Fillets
Gutted
Minced
Portions
Chilled (incl. fresh)
Frozen
Block
Block Interleaved
Boxed
Other: Tubs
Processing
Storage
Trading fish (Buying/selling)
Haddock
(Melano-
grammus aeglefinus)
IGP Icelandic Haddock Fillets
Gutted
Minced
Portions
Chilled (incl. fresh)
Frozen
Block
Block Interleaved
Boxed
Other: Tubs
Processing
Storage
Trading fish (Buying/selling)

The MSC is a global fishery certification program and seafood ecolabel which recognise and reward sustainable fishing. About 12% of wild caught seafood globally is now certified or in full assessment, another 5% in Pre-Assessment (February 2013).

Last Updated ( Friday, 08 March 2013 18:48 )

Guðmundur Runólfsson hf. - Sólvöllum 2, 350 Grundarfjörður, Iceland - Sími/Tel. +354 430 3500