On 18th May, we were honoured by a visit of a delegation consisting of the newly elected president of Iceland, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson and the Faroese prime minister, Aksel V. Johannesen.
Regin Jacobsen, CEO of Bakkafrost, initiated the visit with a short presentation of the company, and then the delegation had a guided tour through Bakkafrost’s completely new headquarters located in Glyvrar. The facility consists of the main office and the processing plant. The visit ended with taste samples of Bakkafrost’s delicious salmon. After visiting the president continued his official visit in the Faroe Islands.
Bakkafrost is the largest salmon farmer in the Faroe Islands. The Group is fully integrated from feed production to smolt, farming, VAP and sales. The Group has production of fishmeal, fish oil and salmon feed in Fuglafjørður. The Group has primary processing in Glyvrar, Kollafjørður and Vágur, and secondary processing (VAP) in Glyvrar. The Group operates sea farming in Norðoyggjar, Eysturoy, Streymoy and Suðuroy. The headquarter is located in Glyvrar, and the company has 820 fulltime employees.