Mapping the future of marine ingredients


To read the article in the Eurofish Magazine 6 2016 click here.

The fishmeal and fish oil industry must juggle several different factors, including environmental, biological, commercial, and legal, in order to thrive. While the aquaculture sector, the biggest user of fishmeal and fish oil, is growing the proportion of marine ingredients in fish feed is falling. On the other hand more lucrative uses are being found for the raw material that is used for the production of fishmeal and fish oil. A recent conference in Hirtshals, Denmark brought together several participants with an interest in fishmeal and fish oil in an attempt to chart the future course of the industry.