Industry News

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...

The barrier tissue of salmon is affected by zinc and omega-3 levels in feed

1st October 2019
This article was published in the International Aquafeed Magazine Researchers from Nofima, the Norwegian research organisation, reported last month that the barrier tissue of salmon is affected by zinc and omega-3 levels in feed, in a recent piece of scientific work that was funded by the...

Breakthrough on rules about sending fishmeal by air

2nd July 2019
As of 1 January 2021, fishmeal can be shipped as cargo on either a passenger or cargo aircraft as normal dangerous goods without requiring an approval. However, airlines that currently do not accept dangerous goods shipped under an approval may agree to carry fish meal under an A2 approval when...

IFFO and GAA call for a new co-management approach for South East Asian fisheries - International Aquafeed Magazine

1st July 2019
  This article has been published in the International Aquafeed Magazine (July 2019)   South East Asian seas serve as a major source of food and livelihood for hundreds of millions of people. 80% of the seafood produced by these waters, mainly fisheries in Vietnam and Thailand is supplied for...