Industry News

IFFO and the ITP to trial novel anti-oxidants for fishmeal

20th January 2020
IFFO and the Peruvian Instituto Tecnológico de la Producción (ITP) have just signed an agreement to jointly develop activities for the generation of R+D+i projects to screen the efficacy of a range of potential antioxidants in fishmeal. With ethoxyquin’s future as an antioxidant in feed...

Driving improvements in South East Asian fisheries - by Duncan Leadbitter

7th January 2020
Duncan Leadbitter, a director of Australia based fisheries and natural resource consulting company, Fish Matter, author of a report on South East Asian fisheries commissionned by IFFO and the Global Aquaculture Alliance, wrote an article in InfoFish International - November / December 2019 issue. ...

A brighter future for fishing

6th January 2020
Fishing communities have known for hundreds of years that the behaviour of fish and other aquatic creatures varies in response to light. But what does this mean for the future of the commercial fishing industry?   Fishing by Firelight Since the discovery of fire, humans have been using light to...

Report on FAO’s International Symposium on Fisheries Sustainability

2nd December 2019
  Neil Auchterlonie's column was published in International Aquafeed Magazine The meeting held in Rome in November underlined the importance of fisheries and aquaculture in providing aquatic food for the future growing human population. "This month I am writing the column whilst attending the...

Interview with Salmon Group’s CEO on sustainability and fish welfare

28th November 2019
  IFFO met with Anne-Kristine Øen, Salmon Group's CEO, who shared her vision on sustainability and fish welfare. 1/ Could you provide a short introduction to Salmon Group? Salmon Group is owned by 44 local producers of salmon and trout along the coast of Norway. These are family owned companies...