Industry News

Challenges and opportunities in the use of processing of marine by-products

6th October 2014
Ragnar L. Olsen, Jogeir Toppe and Iddya Karunasagar, Trends in Food Science & Technology 36 (2014) pp 144-151A recently published paper evaluated the important challenges and considered the most realistic options in the use of by-products of fish and shellfish after industrial processing.  The...

IFFO presents at September’s JCI Conference

6th October 2014
Ms Maggie Xu, IFFO China Director, Dr Enrico Bachis, IFFO Chief Analyst, and Mr Meng Wang, IFFO China Analyst, took part in the JCI Conference held in Chongqing (China) from 25th to 26th September. Ms Xu acted as moderator for the Fishmeal Session held on Friday 26th, while Dr Bachis took part in...

IFFO hosts another successful training series for members

30th September 2014
In September, we held our second series of member training, this time focuses on marine ingredients certification and standard credibility.  Held in both Lima and Santiago, the seminars walked members through the sometimes complex world of certification in our industry and allowed those who were...

IFFO’s Andrew Jackson: Seafood Champion Finalist

8th September 2014
IFFO’s Technical Director Andrew Jackson has been made finalist for the 2015 Seafood Champion Awards.  The Seafood Champion Awards recognize individuals and companies for outstanding leadership in promoting environmentally responsible seafood. This year's nominees represent an outstanding class of...

Quality and SAfety of Feeds and Food for Europe workshop

8th September 2014
IFFO’s Dr Gretel Bescoby recently attended the workshop on “Quality and Safety of Feed in Europe” held in Brussels.  The workshop provided information on the main outcomes of the Quality and SAfety of Feeds and Food for Europe project (QSAFFE) (, where tools for improving the quality...