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.
According to The Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch and Ocean Wise the Icelandic Arctic Charr is rated as a “best choice”. The Seafood Watch program and Ocean Wise help consumers and businesses to make choices supporting healthy oceans.
Arctic Charr is the most common and widespread salmonid fish in Iceland
Iceland Arctic Charr (Salvelinus alpinus) is the name of farmed Arctic Charr in Iceland. It is one of the northernmost freshwater fish species, common around the Arctic, hence the name Arctic Charr. Of Arctic Charr there are known both anadromous breeds and breeds which remain in freshwater for their whole life cycle. Arctic Charr is the most common and widespread salmonid fish in Iceland.
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