Our members include producers, traders, feed companies, edible oil refiners, retailers, financial institutions, governmental and non-governmental organisations.
Main benefits of membership
|Market Reports - We produce weekly, monthly and yearly statistical reports, giving the most comprehensive source of statistics on the production of fishmeal and oil, consumption, prices, competing proteins and oils, as well as information about land animals, farmed fish production, and feed production. A break down of what is covered in these reports can be found here for countries and here for commodities.|
|Communications – We keep our members informed on latest industry news via member flashes and our monthly Update newsletter. Members also have access to training courses run with our partners and a variety of online resources in our website’s members’ area.|
|Networking and Events – Members gain access to our member contact list to tap easily into the industry. We run and partner in events around the world and our Members Meeting and Annual Conference give unparalleled access to the movers and shakers of the industry. Members receive a 50% discount.|
|Technical Support – We provide guidance and support on many issues including the nutritional benefits of fishmeal and fish oil, industry regulatory requirements, TACs and quotas, and China import information.|
|Standard Setting – IFFO supports the world’s only certification programme for fishmeal and fish oil, The Global Standard for Responsible Supply (IFFO RS).|
|Advocacy – We promote the benefits of marine ingredients and enhance the industry’s reputation by engaging with government, press and speaking at industry events around the world. We represent the industry internationally at FAO, EU Commission and Parliament, AQSIQ and many more.|
Categories of membership
IFFO has two basic categories of membership: Producer and Non-Producer (Non-Producer and Premium Non-Producer), click on each category for more information.
Producer membership: Available to all companies that produce fishmeal and/or fish oil.
Non-Producer membership: Divided into two categories Non-Producer and Premium Non-Producer and is open to all companies that do not produce fishmeal and fish oil but have a continuing interest in the marine ingredients industry. Examples include traders, shippers, laboratories and certifiers, feed producers, fish oils refiners, algal oil producers, fish farmers, banks and financial institutions, consultants, equipment suppliers, the health food industry, partner organisations, fishermen’s organisations, pet food manufacturers, and retailers. Premium Non-Producer provides additional benefits than Non-Producer membership (full access to market statistics and The Market Forum) for an additional fee.