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Bio-Marine Ingredients Ireland

Membership Status:

Approved until 31 May 2021



About the company

Bio-marine Ingredients Ireland (BII) is a marine bio-tech company located in County Monaghan. BII is a joint venture between Irish fishing vessel owners and Norwegian partners who are experts in marine ingredients. BII produce the highest quality marine ingredients utilising the vast quantities of blue whiting which are located proximate to the Irish coast.

The main shareholders in BII are fishermen who are the key holders of these quotas which constitute the bulk of the raw materials being supplied to the BII facility. The combination of an integrated supply chain and state-of-the-art production facilities means BII is a leader in the supply of marine-based proteins, lipids and calcium to the international marketplace.

Key Sustainability Commitments

Raw Material Sourcing:

Bio-Marine have a commitment to source 80-90% of their raw materials from suppliers with recognised sustainability certifications by 2019.

Committed to Reducing Energy Use:

They aim to reduce energy use by 2% every year until 2022.

Committed to Reducing Waste:

To reduce overall food production waste by 5% by the end of 2020.