Huge blow to Faroe Islands as Russian authorities ban imports from Bakkafrost’s main processing plant

Russian authorities have imposed import restrictions on imports from Bakkafrost’s main processing plant AUT 125 Glyvrar, reports Salmonbusiness.com.

The stated reason is found of some bacteria in a sample of offcuts that was imported to Russia, one of Bakkafrost’s biggest customers.

Export of offcuts to Russia from Aut 125 Glyvrar will stop from 23 November 2018 until further decision has been taken, writes Salmonbusiness.com.

In the meantime, Bakkafrost will be will be able to reallocate sales to other markets.

Author: Jens Hákun Leo