Anthony P. Bimbo, Technical Consultant

Anthony P. Bimbo 

A technical consultant with 49 years experience working in the global fishing industry. The first 33 years were spent with the largest fishmeal and oil (menhaden) producer in the USA and the last 16 years as an international consultant. He specializes in by-product recovery with yield enhancements geared towards increased revenue. He has consulted for the International Fishmeal and Fishoil Organization (IFFO), was the Chairman of their Scientific Committee for 7 years and worked with them on various technical issues related to fishmeal and oil manufacturing, quality control and methods of analysis.

He was co-chairman of the US Menhaden Task Force that submitted the Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) menhaden oil petition to the US FDA. He has served on 9 Expert GRAS Panels for various marine oil products. He consults with a number of nutritional oil, pharmaceutical and food companies and assists them in locating marine oils that meet their specific needs. He also works with a number of the more progressive producers of fish oil and assists them in matching their oils to buyer’s requirements. He has also worked with the UN's FAO, the USAID, the US EPA and several NGO's in Alaska and Chile on projects related to by-product recovery and yield enhancement in the seafood industry.

He has authored or co-authored over 35 technical articles and 12 book chapters with 2 more in-press. He received his B.Sc. Degree in Chemistry from Villanova University.

International Fisheries Technology, Post Office Box 1606, 55 Cedar Lane, Kilmarnock, Virginia, USA 22482-1606

e-mail: email: apbimbo@verizon.net