Report on the Insect Farming Workshop, Edinburgh, Scotland

7th February 2019
Dr Neil Auchterlonie attended a workshop on insect farming, in Edinburgh, on the 7th February 2019.  This was a one-day workshop designed to “bring together key organisations from across the would-be insect supply chain to share information and network”.  It provided a crash-course in insect...

Report on EU Aquaculture Advisory Council Working Group 1 Meeting, including FIFO

30th January 2019
As many of the members will know from previous communications, IFFO holds a place on the EU’s Aquaculture Advisory Council (AAC).  Those who want to know more about the work of the AAC can access information on their website, located here.  In order to understand the work of the AAC it is important...

Report on trip to Iceland

21st January 2019
Petter Johannessen and Neil Auchterlonie journeyed to Iceland on the week of the 21st January as part of Petter’s programme of introductory meetings across the membership.  This was a great opportunity to meet with the IFFO members in Iceland and spend some time getting to know them and the...

IFFO 58th Annual Conference – Day 3 summary

18th October 2018
Day 3 started with the Market Forum 2 session, focusing on demand in fishmeal and fish oil. The session opened with Market Forum Chairman Hans de Wit and the first presentation of the session was by Christian Meinich (Partner, Chr.Holtermann ANS), who gave an update on the global fish oil trade....

IFFO 58th Annual Conference – Day 2 summary

17th October 2018
Day 2 started with the usual hustle and bustle of members using every moment to network in between the two sessions which focused more on the science and market intelligence for the industry. The morning featured the Market Forum 1 session, where IFFO’s Producers and Premium members share market...