Brim hf. is a fishing and fish processing company in Iceland. HB Grandi's headquarters are in Reykjavík where its office and groundfish production are located. The company also runs fish processing plants in two other towns in Iceland, Akranes and Vopnafjörður.
The company currently operates three freezing vessels, four wetfish trawlers and three pelagic vessels and runs fish processing plants in Reykjavík, Akranes and Vopnafjörður. Brim markets its products worldwide, products made from both groundfish and pelagic fish caught and processed by the company. In 2013 the company was awarded the Icelandic Presidential export award.
Brim bought Vignir G. Jónsson in 2013 and Vignir is now operated as a subsidiary company. Its main goods consist of various types of products processed from roe. The roe used in production by the company includes roe from lumpfish, capelin, flying fish, cod, haddock, ling, pollock and salmon. Development work is a major factor in the company’s operations, and the company possesses a powerful processing factory. The bulk of the production is sold to Europe and the United States.
In 2014 Nordanfiskur hf. was aquired by Brim and is now operated as a subsidiary company. Nordanfiskur is a production company that specialises in seafood for both professional kitchens and for consumers. The production of the company can be divided into five main categories: fish breading, production of fish dishes, production of paté, processing and packaging of salmon and trout and packaging of seafood for catering services and consumer packaging. The company is also a big importer and wholesaler of seafood (e.g sushi, lobster, crabs etc.
Aug 20, 2019 - HB Grandi's shareholders approved a proposal by the board of directors to change the company's name to Brim
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