Press Releases

IFFO welcomes FAO’s GLOBEFISH as a new member

27th June 2014
IFFO are delighted to welcome GLOBEFISH as a Non-Producer member.  As a unit of the United Nations Fisheries and Aquaculture Department (FAO), GLOBEFISH is responsible for information on international fish trade and recently celebrated their 30th birthday.  With three decades of experience in...

Farmed fish consumption at record high, Monday 19th May.

29th May 2014
Letter to: Mr J Vidal, Environment Editor for The GuardianDear Mr Vidal,It is indeed a significant moment in time when the volume of farmed fish exceeds the catch from wild fisheries, particularly as modern intensive farming of fish is only a very recent (within the last thirty years) phenomenon....

The IFFO RS programme announces changes to its Global Standard for Responsible Supply

1st April 2014
IFFO, the Marine Ingredients Organisation, launched its Global Standard for Responsible Supply (IFFO RS) back in 2009 and it has now become the most recognised standard for the responsible supply of fishmeal and fish oil with around 40% of world production certified. The multi-stakeholder RS Board...

Letter to The Guardian - Senegal fears its fish may be off the menu for local consumption

26th February 2014
In response to ‘Senegal fears its fish may be off the menu for local consumption’ by Martine Valo on 18th February 2014Dear Sir/Madam,Your article on the competition for fish landings raises some important questions regarding utilisation of the catch. There is general consensus that fisheries...

IFFO Membership continues to grow for the fourth year running

24th February 2014
For the fourth year running, the IFFO family is continuing to grow, reaching out to developing markets in Asia and expanding to new businesses within the marine ingredients sphere.  Our membership now stretches across sixty countries, with companies ranging from the world’s largest fish oil and...