was making most of its money turning menhaden into fertilizer and livestock feed for tasteless tilapia and factory-farmed chicken.
At one meeting in 1983, in a possible indication that the industry was more worried about menhaden population levels than its public pronouncements suggested, representatives of Omega Protein
, then called the Zapata Haynie Corporation, conferred with their competitors about shortening the fishing season and letting fish grow older and fatter before they were caught.
raises the point that a Virginia sector of the Chesapeake Bay is pretty much the only menhaden-rich territory it's still allowed to fish.
said Omega Protein
will provide another platform in Cooke's growth strategy through further diversification in the supply side of the business.
Following closing, the addition of Omega Protein
serves as a perfect strategic piece for the Cooke family of companies.
Incorporating omega-3 products into a food company's established processing line is relatively painless," says Richard Schoenfeld, vice president of oil marketing at Omega Protein
8 September 2014 - US nutritional products company Omega Protein
Corporation (NYSE:OME) said today it had taken over Canadian plant- and marine-based speciality oils and essential fatty acids supplier Bioriginal Food & Science Corp for around USD71.
Pizzey's Nutritionals and Omega Protein
Corporation have partnered to promote MeadowPure UltraGrad, a blend of Pizzey's value added MeadowPure flax ingredients and Omega Protein
's OmegaPure refined menhaden oil.
GES); Herbalife (HLF); Inter Parfums (IPAR); Inventure Foods (SNAK); Jamba (JMBA); Kirkland's (KIRK); LeapFrog Enterprises (LF); Lifetime Brands (LCUT); LifeVantage (LFVN); Mattel (MAT); Men's Wearhouse (MW); Nu Skin Enterprises (NUS); Omega Protein
(OME); Physicians Formula Holdings (FACE); Planalytics (Private); Polaris Industries (PII); Pool Corporation (POOL); Select Comfort (SCSS); Sport Chalet (SPCHA); Summer Infant (SUMR); Tempur-Pedic International (TPX); Thor Industries (THO); Town Sports International (CLUB); Tractor Supply Company (TSCO); ZAGG Incorporated (ZAGG)
has agreed to acquire all outstanding shares of Texas, US-based nutritional product company Omega Protein
Consumer awareness of omega 3 fatty acids is exponentially greater than in years past," said Sarah London, Marketing, Omega Protein
, Houston, TX.
received financial advices from Da[euro]ZA Davidson & Co and strategic advice from Aspect Consumer Partners on the transaction.