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Iceland Arctic Charr - important information - 28.11.2013

Iceland is the largest producer of Arctic Charr in the world and leading the way. The Arctic Charr is reared in crystal clear water using sustainable green energy. No antibiotics or other medical products are used in Arctic Charr farming in Iceland and it has not been genetically modified (GMO) in any way.

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Makríll | Mackerel

No dispute in Scandinavia over this mackerel - 25.11.2013

Recently, a competition between Nordic artisan food producers was held in Östersund, Sweden. In all, about 600 products were submitted. Out of 40 prizes awarded, three were presented to Icelandic artisan food producers.

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Makríll | Mackerel

Improving value of mackerel catch - 19.11.2013

Over the last few years, mackerel has been seen – and caught – around Iceland in ever increasing amounts, resulting in the speedy development of processing techniques of the product.

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Marine microorganisms form an almost untapped resource of biotechnological potential - 11.11.2013

Matís is a participant in the MaCuMBA project that started last year and will be on going until 2016. The objective of the MaCuMBA project is to uncover the untold diversity of marine microbes using cultivation-dependent strategies.

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Norræn samvinna | Nordic Cooperation

Valuable Nordic collaboration in marine research - 5.11.2013

Matis collaborates with the other Nordic countries in various ways; through individual projects involving other research companies, institutions and production companies, and in many cases, in projects where Matis leads Icelandic institutions and companies into such Scandinavian projects.

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Gullkarfi | Sebastes marinus | Copyright www.fauna.is

Changes in visual and textural quality in the redfish species, Sebastes marinus, during different storage regimes - 1.11.2013

The species Sebastes marinus, commonly known as redfish, is the subject of a series of experiments aimed at determining the cause and mitigation of the appearance of yellowish stains on the surface of processed fillets.

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