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International Aquafeed - Neil Auchterlonie's monthly column - June 2019

3rd June 2019
Discussion and debate over the development of the aquafeed sector in Asia, and in China in particular, has carried increasing emphasis over time but this year several meetings and conferences I have attended have served to boldly underline and highlight this message. The 6th GFFC on the future of...

International Aquafeed – Neil Auchterlonie's Monthly Column – May 2019

1st May 2019
  The following was published in International Aquafeed Global Feed and Food Congress (GFFC) – what do we need to do to get fish recognized as a world force in the feed industry? One of the very fortunate aspects of working for IFFO is that in representation of the marine ingredients industry we...

GAA IFFO-backed study finds promise in South East Asia fishmeal

29th April 2019
The following was published in Intrafish Knowledge gained from new study in Southeast Asia may later be used to help feed industries in other regions around the world. The fishmeal industry has a vital role to play in helping fisheries industries in Southeast Asia transition towards...

IFFO counters inaccurate reduction fishery report

19th April 2019
The following was published in The FishSite Many of the key arguments used in a report criticising the world’s reduction fisheries - the key source of fishmeal and fish oil used in aquafeeds - have been rubbished by IFFO. ​After reading "Until the seas run dry: How industrial aquaculture is...

Study questions the sustainability of plant ingredients as fishmeal substitutes

13th April 2019
Substituting fishmeal in aquaculture feeds with plant ingredients may not be as beneficial for the environment as many predict, according to new University of Stirling research. The study, The Sustainability Conundrum of Fishmeal Substitution by Plant Ingredients in Shrimp Feeds, is published in ...