IFFO is an international trade organisation that represents and promotes the marine ingredients industry, such as fishmeal, fish oil and other related industries.

Marine ingredients are nutritious products used mainly for aquafeed, land animal feed as well as for human consumption and are derived from marine organisms such as fish, krill, shellfish and algae. IFFO's members reside in more than 50 countries, account for over 60% of world production and 80% of the fishmeal and fish oil traded worldwide. IFFO is an accredited Observer to the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).

What are marine ingredients?

  • Derived from forage fish, marine organisms such as fish, krill, shellfish and algae
  • Currently 1/3 of the world’s fishmeal production comes from by products
  • Used in aquaculture as aquafeed (3/4)
  • 20% of the total fish oil going to fish oil supplements
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Fish eat fish in the wild

Fishmeal and fish oil are the foundation of formulated feeds and, because of the superior nutrition that they provide, are regarded as the nutritional benchmark for other ingredients. They are essential for fish nutrition. Fish eat fish in the wild.

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IFFO Members' Meeting in Miami: April 27-29, 2020

Registrations are now open for the following meetings:
Monday 27 April 2020: Management Board Meeting
Tuesday 28 - Wednesday 29 April 2020: Members'' Meeting

More information on www.iffoevents.com

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Looking at the European Green Deal Through the Lens of the Marine Ingredients Industry

The marine ingredients industry is delighted with the European Commission’s recent announcement of a European Green Deal to become the world’s first climate-neutral continent by 2050. IFFO, The Marine Ingredients Organisation is fully convinced that growth does not always mean more, but also better. In our view, this deal will trigger even more innovation in the sector and contribute to increased efficiency and competitiveness. 

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