Icelander Rut Hermannsdóttir is one of three owners of the new boutique and coffee bar Búðin in Brooklyn, New York City.
According to the preliminary results from Statistics Iceland for 2013, the total production value of Iceland’s agricultural sector increased by 4.3 percent and was ISK 61.5 billion (USD 535 million, EUR 393 million).
Last year a total of 781,000 foreign tourists went through Keflavík International Airport, an increase of 20 percent, or 135,000 people.
Five fishing boats from Bolungarvík, in the West Fjords, were among the top six smaller fishing boats in Iceland with the biggest catches in 2013.
Three thousand five hundred liters, or two thirds, of the Hvalur beer produced by whaling company Hvalur ehf. and Steðji brewery has sold. The beer has caused controversy as it contains ground whale bones.
The television stars and hamburger restaurant owners Sigmar Vilhjálmsson and Jóhannes Ásbjörnsson will in the coming weeks launch two new television stations.