Tackling the myths: The position of marine ingredients in future aquafeed supply

1st September 2017
Article submitted by IFFO’s Neil Auchterlonie, published in INFOFISH International Fishmeal and fish oil have moved from being commodities to high value products which will continue to be the major components in quality aquafeeds. This is despite feed companies moving towards partial substitution...

Connecting with industry and members in SA

22nd August 2017
I am in Cape Town, South Africa at the moment and made use of the opportunity to visit the South African Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries where I met up with the Assistant Director: Pelagic & High Seas Fisheries Management, Johan de Goede. He gave a brief overview of the Marine...

Fishmeal, fish oil, and “The Need for Feed” (Neil Auchterlonie)

13th August 2017
The following article by IFFO Neil Auchterlonie was written for Aquafeed International. Introduction It is stating the obvious to say that the use of fishmeal and fish oil in aquafeeds has changed over time.  With high inclusion rates of fishmeal and fish oil common in early modern aquafeeds, and...

Response: “Microalgae makes fish diets more sustainable” (Neil Auchterlonie)

11th August 2017
IFFO's Neil Auchterlonie (Technical Director) responsed to an article by All About Feed titled “Microalgae makes fish diets more sustainable”, at

An important new step for the IFFO RS standard (Andrew Mallison)

18th July 2017
The new version of the IFFO Responsible Supply (RS) standard is going to make a big difference to the fishmeal and fish oil industry, building on an already successful scheme, and is a very welcome upgrade. Despite the similar names, IFFO RS is independently managed and is a separate company to...