Industry News

IFFO’s Director General’s visit to China

1st April 2015
The IFFO Beijing office arranged a busy week for Director General Andrew Mallison during his visit in March. Meetings in Beijing included the China Feed Industry Association to discuss the revision to the China Fishmeal Standard, the China Quarantine and Inspection Agency (AQSIQ) to discuss...

MSICeres: How our industry and IFFO have evolved over the decades

31st March 2015
Guest Columnists: James Frank and Charles Levy Over the years we have seen our industry group evolve from our first IAFMM Lima Conference in 1988, to the IFOMA Lima Conference in 2000 and finally at the IFFO Lima Conference in 2011. IFFO has advanced rapidly, especially for traders/agents/brokers...

Fish Oil Market to Reach US$1.7 Billion by 2018 due to Flourishing Aquaculture Industry in China

3rd March 2015
The global fish oil market including the manufacture and sale of fish oil obtained from fishing as well as aquaculture, holds modest growth prospects in the future years, states a new report published by Transparency Market Research. The report is titled “Global Fish Oil Market - Industry Analysis...

Inside Codex: The Draft Standard for Fish oil

3rd March 2015
Report by Dr Gretel Bescoby I recently attended the Codex Committee for Fats and Oils (CCFO) meeting held in Malaysia where the proposed Draft Standard for Fish Oil was high on the agenda. Representatives from roughly 35 countries as well as four International Non-Governmental Organisations (...

The Seafish Responsible Fishing Scheme (RFS) - Video

27th February 2015
The Seafish Responsible Fishing Scheme (RFS) is a voluntary vessel based programme certifying high standards of crew welfare and responsible catching practices on fishing vessels. The independently audited scheme demonstrates that a vessel and its skipper are operating to best practice in 5 core...