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LYSI CELEBRATES 80 YEARS OF OPERATIONS

10.01.2018

It was the content of Vitamin A & D that created the demand for Cod Liver Oil in the thirties.  The vitamin D content in the oil from Norway had dropped drastically and there was a shortage on the market. Founder Tryggvi Olafsson did not have a factory, but he had a building site and he travelled to Norway in 1937 to select and order machinery. LYSI was then formally established on January 10th 1938.

Icelanders have been committed to cod liver oil and other fish oil products ever since and it is LYSI‘s firm belief that it has contributed to improved health of the nation that enjoys longivety like very few nations do.

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