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Information on this web site may contain statements about future expectations, plans, prospects or performance of Omega Protein Corporation, and its affiliates and subsidiaries (“Omega Protein”) that constitute forward-looking statements for purposes of the safe harbor provisions under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The words or phrases “can be,” “expects,” “may affect,” “believe,” “estimate,” “project,” and similar words and phrases are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. Omega Protein cautions you that any forward-looking information provided by or on behalf of Omega Protein is not a guarantee of future performance. None of the information on this web site constitutes an offer to sell securities or investment advice of any kind, and visitors should not base their investment decisions on information contained in this web site.
Omega’s actual results may differ materially from those anticipated in such forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors, some of which are beyond Omega Protein’s control, in addition to those discussed in Omega Protein’s press releases, public filings, and statements by Omega Protein’s management, including, but not limited to, the effect of federal, state and local regulation on Omega Protein’s business, Omega Protein’s ability to meet its raw material requirements through its annual menhaden harvest, which is subject to fluctuations due to natural conditions over which Omega Protein has no control, such as varying fish population, adverse weather conditions and disease, the impact of worldwide supply and demand relationships on prices for Omega Protein’s products, and fluctuations in Omega Protein’s quarterly operating results due to the seasonality of Omega Protein’s business and its deferral of inventory sales based on worldwide prices for competing products. All such forward-looking statements are current only as of the date on which such statements were made. Omega Protein does not undertake any obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date on which any such statement is made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.
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- Relationship of Various Parties
Omega Protein Corporation is a century old nutritional product company that develops, produces and delivers healthy products derived from menhaden, a fish abundantly found off the coasts of the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. Omega Protein Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary and division of Cooke Inc., a family owned company based in New Brunswick, Canada.
Omega Protein through its subsidiaries owns three menhaden manufacturing facilities located in the United States. Omega Protein also has a long-term supply contract with Ocean Harvesters, an unrelated party, which owns 30 fishing vessels which harvest menhaden. All fishing vessels owned and operated by Ocean Harvesters, an independent company, were formerly owned by Omega Protein. Any references to commercial fishing of menhaden that occur on this website relate to Ocean Harvesters, not Omega Protein or Cooke Inc.