Statistics

IFFO RS certified factory statistics 

There are currently 146 factories in 20 different countries that have been successfully audited to comply with the RS standard:

*Table last updated: 10 June 2019

 

Country Sites IFFO RS Species MSC Species used
Peru 45 Anchovy  
Chile 21 2 x Anchovy, Common Sardine, Sardina Austral, Jack Mackerel, x3 by-products  
USA 5 Gulf Menhaden, Atlantic Menhaden, x1 by-products x13 by-products
UK/Ireland 5 Blue Whiting, x34 by-products Sand Eel
Iceland 11 Blue Whiting, x2 by-products NS Herring & SS Herring, x4 by-products, Capelin,
Norway 13 Blue Whiting, Sand Eel, Capelin, Calanus x11 by-products Norway Pout, NS Sprat, NS Herring & SS Herring, x4 by-products
Denmark 3

Blue Whiting, Baltic Sprat, Herring Blatic & Bothnian Bay, x10 by-products

NS Herring, SS Herring, SK & WB Herring, NS Sprat, Norway Pout, Sandeel,  x2 by-products
Faroe Islands 1 Blue Whiting, Capelin NS Herring & SS Herring, x2 by-products
South Africa 5 Multi Specie Pelagic Trawl, Multi Species Purse Seine x4 by-products  
Mauritius 1 x 3 by-products  
Mexico 2 Thread Herring, Monterrey Sardine, x6 by-products  
Morocco 7 x3 by-products  
Thailand 8 x30 by-products  
Vietnam 11 x7 by-product  
Ecuador 3 x6 by-products  
France 1 x12 by-products 7 by-products
Argentina 2 x3 by-products  
Latvia 1 Sprat, Herring  
Spain 1 x6 by-products   
Australia  1 Jack Mackerel  
TOTAL
146
18/122
6/32

Combined world prodcution of IFFO RS compliant material (mt)

The output from these factories of IFFO RS compliant material amounts to over 3.5 million tones and around 52% of current world production (based on most recent figures):

%

The highest concentration of compliant material as of 2018 comes from South America:

country %

 

IFFO RS CoC certified factory statistics 

There are currently 74 certified sites in 18 different countries that have been successfully audited to the IFFO RS Chain of Custody standard

*Table last updated: 23rd July 2019

Countries Certified Plants Products
Denmark 4 Fishmeal & Fish Oil
Canada 2 Fishmeal & Fish Oil
Peru 12 Fish Oil
Netherlands 2 Fish Oil
Chile 10 Fishmeal & Fish Oil
China/ Hong Kong 10 Fishmeal & Fish Oil
United Kingdom 1 Fish Oil
U.S.A 2 Fishmeal & Fish Oil
Norway 5 Fishmeal & Fish Oil
France 3 Fishmeal & Fish OIl
Morocco 2 Fish Oil
Greece 8 Fishmeal & Fish Oil
Thailand  4 Fishmeal & Fish Oil
Vietnam 1 Fishmeal & Fish Oil 
Germany  5 Fishmeal & Fish Oil 
Argentina  2 Fishmeal & Fish Oil
Spain 1  

Total

74