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Omega Protein to double dairy protein production

Omega Protein to double dairy protein production
Expansion of Wisconsin facility is expected to cost $20 million and be completed by mid-2014.

Omega Protein Corp. (NYSE: OME), a nutritional product company and a leading integrated producer of omega-3 fish oil and specialty protein products,  announced plans to expand the Company's specialty dairy protein production facility in Reedsburg, Wis.  This expansion will approximately double the plant's capacity and add capabilities that further broaden and diversify the Company's product offerings. The expansion is expected to cost approximately $20 million and be completed by mid-2014.

"We are excited to increase capacity of our production facility as we enhance our presence in the specialty protein markets and expand our dairy product offerings for our customers," said Bret Scholtes, Omega Protein president and CEO. "Demand continues to grow for quality health and wellness products and we expect that this strategic expansion will position us even better to provide sustainable, value-added human nutrition products to our customers."


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