Press Releases

IFFO welcomes joint MoU by ASC, GAA, GlobalGAP for responsible sourcing

15th November 2013
IFFO welcomes the joint ASC/GAA/GobalGAP announcement on common requirements for the sourcing of fish meal and fish oil (FMFO) for farmed fish diets.  This move to harmonise feed requirements between certification schemes is another step in helping aquaculture buyers seek responsibly sourced...

IFFO opens Annual Conference with video message from HRH The Prince of Wales

10th November 2013
Following a successful Annual Conference in Hong Kong, IFFO is proud to release a video message from His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, shown at the opening of the conference.  In his message, The Prince of Wales congratulated IFFO for our efforts in sustainable development, highlighting our...

IFFO welcomes Peruvian anchovy quota

8th October 2013
The news of an increase in the Peruvian anchovy quota for the second fishing season starting in November has been welcomed by IFFO, the international marine ingredients trade organisation. Stable biomass has enabled the Peruvian Ministry of Production to announce that the industrial anchovy fishing...

Danish fish oil impurity case - Revised

17th July 2013
On 2nd July fish oil refining company FF Skagen, based in Denmark, was charged, along with two other companies, of illegally blending feed grade fish oil with technical grade fish oil and selling this as feed grade oil for use in fish feeds. IFFO understands that the technical grade fish oil which...

IFFO RS progress

18th June 2013
"Overall 103 plants in 10 countries are now IFFO RS certified, amounting to 40% of world combined fishmeal and fish oil production and 70% of that produced by IFFO members," says Francisco Aldon Head of Standards at IFFO. "More factories are in the process of certification," he adds, "and sixteen...