Industry News

Thai fishery bodies unite for Gulf of Thailand feed FIP

19th October 2016
Eight private-sector fishery bodies -- the Thai Sustainable Fisheries Roundtable (TSFR) -- have announced a cooperation with the country's government to adopt international standards in the Gulf of Thailand. The team-up has initiated a fishery improvement project, or FIP, which will implement...

Fishmeal bashing doesn't make sense

31st August 2016
When I joined IFFO and the marine ingredients sector in 2011, I thought I knew most of the fish industry but was keen to learn more about this particular part of the wonderful world of fish. After 30 years in fish for direct human consumption, there were certainly new faces and companies involved...

Update on the Reauthorisation Process for Ethoxyquin in the EU

26th July 2016
We reported to members last month that the May and June meetings of the Standing Committee (SCoPAFF, Animal Nutrition Section) did not have ethoxyquin on the agenda because the European Commission is in the process of drawing up the draft regulation, and so did not have anything further to present...

IFFO attends the FAO Committee on Fisheries (COFI) 32nd session

13th July 2016
The FAO Committee on Fisheries (COFI) 32nd session was held in Rome from 11th-15th July. IFFO was represented by Director General Andrew Mallison. It was clear from the debate that members states are increasingly aware of the importance of fish supplies to food security, particularly recognising...


7th October 2015
After decades of growth, the aquaculture industry continues to expand as a crucial segment of the global seafood market, and sustainably harvested fish meal and fish oil are fueling this growth. In a new video produced by Saving Seafood and released in partnership with IFFO, the trade association...