Industry News

Danish Sandeel, Norway Pout and Sprat fishery achieves MSC certification

27th March 2017
IFFO quote: “IFFO is happy to see the recent results of the assessment of the DFPO/DPPO North Sea, Skagerrak and Kattegat sandeel, sprat and Norway pout, confirming the sustainable management of these fisheries.  The fishmeal and fish oil from this fishery will make an important contribution to...

The benefits of Fishmeal and Fish Oil in Swine and Poultry Diets

17th March 2017
The following was written by IFFO's Technical Director Neil Auchterlonie for Milling and Grain magazine, published in February 2017 Summary Decades ago fishmeal and fish oil were the mainstay of pig and poultry production, but with the growth of aquaculture from the 1960s onwards these materials...

Peruvian anchovy fishery launches a FIP

8th March 2017
Lima, March 8th 2017.- One of the most important fisheries in the world, the Peruvian anchovy fishery, launched this week its Fisheries Improvement Project (FIP) to get a “certifiable status” according to the guidelines of the Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions (CASS). This purse seine...

IFFO Responds to The Huffington Post Blog 'Can We Go On Farming Salmon?'

17th February 2017
Response to The Huffington Post: Blog by Sue Cross on the 10th February 2017 “Can We Go On Farming Salmon?” IFFO, The Marine Ingredients Organisation represents the global fishmeal and fish oil industry.  We regularly represent the industry at international fora, as well as holding observer...

IFFO Responds to fishmeal article published in The Salt

16th February 2017
Following an article titled '90 Percent Of Fish We Use For Fishmeal Could Be Used To Feed Humans Instead' published in the Salt, IFFO's Andrew Mallison responded with the following: Thank you for your article on the use of fish for direct human consumption (DHC) or as ingredient for animal feed...