Press Releases

Invitation to provide input on the full draft (excl. Mixed Trawl Fishery Criteria) of the version 2.0 of IFFO RS Responsible Supply Standard

17th January 2017
(16th January, 2017) In order to maintain the credibility and relevancy of its leading standard, the IFFO RS Governance Board ratified a proposal to review and enhance the IFFO RS programme through the development of ‘Version 2.0’. The IFFO RS certification process includes two key components: the...

IFFO RS Standard ends another successful year of growth and further developments planned for 2017

12th December 2016
The IFFO RS Standard has continued to expand its reach, with 118 certified marine ingredients producing factories located in 16 countries. Morocco is the latest country to join the programme, strengthening presence in Africa. By the end of 2016, the programme will represent almost 45% of the total...

IFFO closes 56th Annual Conference by announcing the winner of the Leadership and Innovation awards

27th October 2016
The IFFO 56th Annual Conference closed after three successful days of discussions with 418 delegates from 43 countries. The winner of the Leadership and Innovation award was announced by the IFFO President Mike Copeland at the event’s Gala Dinner.  This is the second year that IFFO has held the...

IFFO announces finalists for Leadership and Innovation awards

17th October 2016
IFFO is proud to announce the finalists for our Leadership and Innovation Awards.  The winners of the awards will be announced at the Gala Dinner of the 56th IFFO Annual Conference, held in the vibrant and bustling city of Bangkok. This year’s applicants came from a wide cross section of IFFO’s...

The challenges faced with the finite supply of fish oil

7th October 2016
A recent BBC news article (6th October, 2016) has highlighted the current challenges of including omega-3 fatty acids in farmed salmon. The article focuses on the reduction of fish oil in salmon diets, stating that one of the causes is the cutting back on the amount of anchovies fished and used for...