“As the largest salmon farmer in the Faroe Islands, we have a duty to ensure we act sustainably; which means thinking long-term on economic, social, and environmental issues”, states Bakkafrost in a press release.
The Faroese company Ocean Rainforest is one of the very few companies in the world that seeds, cultivates and harvests seaweed on a commercial scale in offshore conditions. Olavur Gregersen is the Managing Director of Ocean Rainforest.
Runavík represented the Faroe Islands in the international architecture contest Nordic Built Cities Challenge. The winner “The Eyes of Runavík,” by Danish firm White Architects, proposes constructing apartment blocks on its slopes.
Faroe Islands Translate – a new translation tool that allows anyone to write a word or phrase that they would like to be translated from their language into Faroese – has won the top Travel & Tourism Award at the World Media Awards 2018.
“We believe that by investing in the health of our business, our people, our salmon, the environment and the communities in which we operate, we will achieve our corporate mission to produce healthy world-class salmon”, says Regin Jacobsen, CEO of Bakkafrost.
Faroese restaurant KOKS, which won a Michelin star in 2017 and retained it in 2018, has announced it will move from its current location in Kirkjubøur to a remote valley by Leynavatn, a mere 20 minutes’ drive from the capital, Tórshavn.