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Eggert Þór Kristófersson appointed CEO of Landeldi hf.

Landeldi’s Board of Directors has appointed Eggert Þór Kristófersson as the company's CEO. He will assume the position as of August 17th, 2022. Born in 1970, Eggert Þór worked from 1995 to 2008 at Íslandsbanki and Glitnir Bank. He served as the managing director of Glitnir Bank's asset management in Iceland and Finland. Eggert Þór held the position of a finance manager of the company N1 (now the listed retail company Festi hf.) in 2011 and later CEO in February 2015. Eggert has been the chairman of the board of N1, Krónan, ELKO, Festi Real Estate, Bakkinn Supply Hotel, Malik Supply A/S and Nordic Marine Oil in Denmark.

Renewable Energy for Sustainable Land-Based Salmon Farming

A milestone was achieved in sustainable food production in Iceland, when Landsvirkjun and Landeldi, the owner of the Deep Atlantic project, signed a term sheet for electricity delivery for a new salmon farm in Þorlákshöfn. This fully land-based salmon farm has been on the drawing board for a while. Landeldi is an Icelandic company, specialising exclusively in land-based aquaculture. The aim is to finalise a power purchase agreement in accordance with the term sheet before the end of the year.

Landeldi - Deep Atlantic and Benchmark Genetics extend cooperation

Since December 2020, Benchmark Genetics Iceland has provided Landeldi with over 2 million salmon ova. Yesterday, the two Icelandic companies signed a 3-year extension where Benchmark continues to fulfil Landeldi’s needs for its ongoing expansion.

HighComp signs a major delivery contract with Landeldi

Landeldi has signed a delivery contract with High Comp for sustainable tank solutions for the first construction phase of the Deep Atlantic Station; 8 glass-fiber basins built in a strong and flexible material. The tanks are 20 metres in diameter and constitute the so-called M2 section complimenting the M1 phase of 4x15m tanks, previously contracted from local supplier Trefjar ehf.

Landsvirkjun, Iceland's biggest energy producer, and Landeldi sign a MOU

Landsvirkjun and The Deep Atlantic Project have signed an MOU exploring the possibility of Landsvirkjun providing electricity to our new land-based salmon farm in Thorlakshofn.

Funding of Deep Atlantic Project's first phase secured

Landeldi’s management team is proud to announce that funding for the first 2.500 tons phase has successfully concluded for the Deep Atlantic Project. The total new equity funding this year will be €15,3 million. Parallel to €2 million in debt funding.

Landeldi: Official sponsor of reigning National Champions of men's basketball, Þór Þorlákshöfn

Landeldi is delighted to announce it has formally become a part of the Þór Þorlákshöfn basketball family. The thrilling success of the team last season, rides in no small way on the supporting wave of a highly energized and enthusiastic local community. Everyone at Landeldi is stoked to be a part of it.

Trefjar ehf. to deliver smolt tanks to Landeldi's hatchery

The Icelandic carbon fiber company Trefjar ehf. will build six 12m x 3m tanks for Landeldi's hatchery at Öxnalækur. Trefjar has a great track record of reliably delivering excellent products. It operates in Landeldi's vicinity which helps to avoid the negative environmental impact of long-distance transport of such bulky items.

Deep Atlantic Salmon in 38 stores in Iceland

We proudly announce that Deep Atlantic will supply Hagar's stores in Iceland with premium salmon products, either as fillets or further processed, from December 2022 and onwards. Starting out in our own backyard makes us immensely proud. Supporting and being supported by the community is the greatest reward we as a company can hope to achieve.

Deep Atlantic Project scaled up to 32.500 tons

Landeldi and the municipality of Ölfus just signed a contract to increase the land area for the Deep Atlantic Project from 18,3 ha to 27,2 ha. As a result, Landeldi has increased the annual forecasted production volume of its Deep Atlantic Salmon from 20.000 tons to 32.500 tons and will subsequently add several biomes in two to three phases.