Industry News

IFFO Workshop at GOED Exchange

8th October 2013
GOED, the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s, will hold its GOED Exchange event, a high level conference for companies involved in the omega-3 business on 4-6 February, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The GOED event will include an IFFO certification workshop. Registration is now open at...

Anchoveta feature on new Peruvian coin

1st September 2013
Peru has introduced three new coins featuring the natural resources of Peru - anchovy, cocoa and quinoa. The one nuevo sol anchovy coin shows two anchovies and a scene of life at sea representing the Moche culture, plus the words 'Anchoveta' and its scientific name of 'Engraulis ringens' - see...

Farmed fish: a net provider of omega-3 oils?

1st September 2013
Aquaculture will soon be a net provider of the valuable and essential fatty acids EPA and DHA in our diets, according to FAO's Jogeir Toppe, in an article published in FAO Globefish.In fact, it may be a net provider already.  Toppe says the aquaculture sector as a whole provides 206,000 tonne of...

Farmed salmon tastes better than wild

1st September 2013
Frozen farmed salmon has beaten wild salmon hands down in a taste test organised by the Washington Post.The overall winner was the Costco frozen Atlantic salmon (Norwegian), added to the tasting late in the game — to provide a counterpoint to the fresh fish. And the Costco/Kirkland label product...