ISOA is the international non-profit organization, aimed at promoting of international trading with sunflower oil. The organization plans realizing both scientific and trading levels of sunflower oil promotion.

 List of ISOA establishing organizations: 

- CCOA; 

- Wilmar; 

- Ukroliyaprom; 

- APK-Inform; 

- Argentinian Sunflower Association – ASAGIR; 

- Russian Union of Vegetable Oils Producers and International Sunflower Association.

 The launch ceremony of the International Sunflower Oil Association was presented during International Sunflower Oil Symposiumin October 2015 in China. The first Board of Directors was announced during the ceremony.

 The Association is a non-profit association and its purposes are the following:

 - Promote to establish the international scientific standard of sunflower oil and value added products of sunflower seed.

- Promote and foster uniformity of commerce and trade among countries in the fields of sunflower oil.

- Encourage and promote improved communications between and among sunflower oil producers, industry groups, academic researchers and local governments.

- Enhance sunflower oil additional value and enlarge commercial application fields.

- Sponsor training programs to assist members in their technical work and development to improve sunflower oil production.