Certifications. Environmental certifications are very important in aquaculture. Companies

that interact so strongly with it‘s environment as fish farmers will pursue the goal of

minimizing the impact of it‘s operations on the environment. Most of the icelandic

companies have attained various verifications on their operations, for example ASC –

Aquaculture Stewardship Council, BAP – Best Aquaculture Practice and AquaGap.

Some of the producers are also certified to sell their products to Whole Foods, through a

verifiacation by IMO – International Marketing Organization.