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UK consumers told to boycott Icelandic fish

UK-based Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society is encouraging British consumers and UK supermarkets to boycott Icelandic fish products sold by companies involved in whaling in one way or the other.

According to a statement on the organization’s website, Icelandic fish product manufacturer Grandi hf. cooperates with whaling company Hvalur hf. on storing minke whale meat. Visir.is reports.

Therefore the organization encourages consumers in the UK to boycott Grandi’s products. The UK is considered an important market for Grandi, as about 20 percent of its export profits are made from sale of fish products in the UK.

According to the statement from Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society, over 80 percent of Brits are against whaling.

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