The activity of fishmeal production emerged in Morocco decades ago, it occupies an important position in the country’s economy. 
The fishmeal production units are located mainly in Safi, Essaouira, Agadir, Tan-Tan and Laâyoune, and have a large processing capacity. 
This industry has gained international recognition today for its good quality and production levels.
The powder is derived from fish, usually Sardine (Sardina Pilchardus), Mackerel or other sea animals, it is obtained by separating the liquid phase (water and lipids, extracted by cooking/pressing) and protein, then by grinding and drying. 
Fishmeal is mainly used as a feed ingredient in aquaculture, poultry and livestock farming.
Fishmeal is a concentrated source of energy and is rich in protein, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin A and D.
Fishmeal is a solid product (powder) obtained by a process that targets the solid, oily and aqueous fractions of the raw materials and by extracting a large part of the water and oils.