Welcon AS is the leading producer of fishmeal and fish oil in the North Atlantic area. From one factory in the early nineties Welcon has today five factories located in Vadso, Moltustranda, Maaloy, Karmoy and Egersund.
In addition Welcon has two extra storage facilities in Maaloy and Egersund, the last one as the only Border Post Inspection for fishmeal in Norway. Welcon is also the owner of 40% in Bodo Sildoljefabrikk.
Pacific bluefin tuna status remains worrying, Pew warns United States
A group of scientists assessing the Pacific bluefin tuna population has determined that it is at just 3.3 per cent of its unfished level, a conclusion that according to the organisation Pew Charitable Trust confirms the species’ severely depleted status.