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Membership No.

2-0354-12-000-00

Category

Ordinary

Sector

Palm Oil Processors and/or Traders

Country/Region

Denmark

Member since

27 August 2012

BioMar Group A/S

Profile

The BioMar group is one of the leading suppliers of high performance fish feed to the aquaculture industry. Our main business areas are feed for salmon and trout in Norway, the United Kingdom, and Chile, and feed for trout, eel, sea-bass, and sea-bream in Continental Europe.

Roughly one out of four farmed fish produced in Europe and Chile are fed with BioMar fish feed.

Worldwide the BioMar Group supplies feed to around 50 countries and to more than 25 different fish species.

BioMar fish feed types cover the full life cycle of the fish including larvae feed, fry feed, smolt feed, grower feed, and brood stock feed.


ACOP Report Submissions

ACOP PERIOD FILE NAME NOTES FILE SIZE
2017 biomar group a s-ACOP2017.pdf  Late Submission 39.8 KB
2015 biomar group a-s-ACOP2015.pdf 18.2 KB
2014 biomar group a s-ACOP2014b.pdf 18.5 KB

Organisation's Commitments Toward Sustainability

  • How will your organisation promote the RSPO internally and to other stakeholders?
    We will internally promote the use of RSPO in all our companies. It is a fact that our North European companies like UK , Norway we and our customers are well aware of the challenge around PO. In South Europe ( Greece, Spain) it is to less degree and issue. We will bring the subject on the table in discussion with our customers and retailers with whom we have a dialog. Our experience is that we need both demand from retailers and support from feed suppliers to get this going We have seminars with the farming industry where this issue will be highlighted.
  • Where relevant, what processes is the organisation establishing to engage with interested parties, for example to resolve conflict or to use sustainably produced palm oil?
    We have a Sourcing Review Group (SRG) which internally set the direction for the company within this field. We will follow up how local production companies within Biomar implement the use sustainable produce palm oil. Via our Group Sourcing meetings with all sourcing people (formally 3 day a year) from all our companies we will make a special effort to make our people aware of this issue. The Central sourcing people meet every Monday on the phone which make it possible distribute news and information about this issue in a very fast and efficient way. In meetings with R&D and sales we will make our people aware of the challenge.
  • Where relevant, how will your organisation work towards implementing the RSPO Principles and Criteria or assessing supplier performance against these criteria?
    We have an auditing team (Supplier Audit Approval Team) which systematic make sure that our suppliers are audited on regular basis. One of the criteria in our assessment is to what degree suppliers complies with the RSPO principles and criteria.
  • Any other information that would support the application such as what your organisation hopes to gain from joining RSPO and how it would support RSPO?
    We want all our ingredient in all our companies to come from sustainable managed resources in order secure sustainable growth of our company. We hope and believe that RSPO will support our profile as being a responsible company. The criteria for RSPO fit with criteria which we use for other raw materials like fishmeal and oil. We are looking forward to continuously being update on relevant information around RSPO. This is information that will be able to increase the credibility of our company.
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