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...

World Aquaculture Society - Cape Town, South Africa. Day 3.

29th June 2017
Although the program continues tomorrow, the focus is on farming and less on feed. I will be at a lunch for our IFFO South Africa members kindly organised by Mike Copeland, our current IFFO Board President based in Cape Town and will be catching up on my day job before and after. That makes today...

World Aquaculture Society - Cape Town, South Africa. Day 2.

28th June 2017
The General Nutrition session of WAS2017 was the setting for my presentation supporting the use of marine ingredients. With around ten other presentations talking about studies on replacing fishmeal and fish oil in diets I was glad I had the chance to present the importance of marine ingredients....