Havsbrún is a modern, internationally renowned producer of fish meal, fish oil, and fish feed situated in the Faroe Islands. Almost all of the production is used for our own fishfeed, and only a small part is being exported.
Havsbrún is recognized as an international market leader with research and development focus and with its own quality assurance laboratory. Havsbrún only selects fish of the highest quality for use in its production. Coupled with our stringent quality assurance protocols, our exacting selection process of raw material ensures a finished product of the highest quality. The quality assurance laboratory at Havsbrún maintains co-operative alliances with research institutions, both locally and internationally, thus assuring a constant flow of relevant, up-to-date knowledge that enables us to produce the best products for the international market.
Havsbrún is a subsidiary of the Bakkafrost Group.
History of Havsbrún
Esmar Fuglø becomes director
Winter 1965-66: the processing factory was build on the harbour of Fuglafjørður. Merkið is hoisted at full-mast and the event is celebrated.
P/F Havsbrún begins producing fish meal and fish oil. Havsbrún receives the first herring-load from Beinir 30' of june 1966.
Ditleif Eldevig becomes director
Andreas Lava Olsen becomes director
Havsbrún begins experimenting with the production of fish feed.
The faroese sea farming industry gets affected by the coldwater vibriosis/Hitra-disease.
New fish feed factory is taken into use. The investment is DKK 45 million.
The faroese sea farming industry gets affected by furunculosis.
Bergur Poulsen becoming director at Havsbrún. Bergur worked as a manager for the feed division before becomming director.
Havsbrún receives the largest amount of raw materials 336.000 ton.
Havsbrún becomes part of the Bakkafrost Group.
Havsbrún buys 30% of Pelagos.
The Bakkafrost Group announced a five-year investment plan of the amount of DKK 2.2 billion of which DKK 380 mio. were set aside for further investment in Havsbrún.
Havsbrún receives the largest amount of raw materials - 342.000 ton.
Marius Petersen retires after 46 years at Havsbrún.
Havsbrún gets a new website.