HC Deb 04 December 1950 vol 482 cc1-2W
4. Lieut.-Colonel Corbett

asked the Minister of Food if he will give a list of factories making white fish meal and other types of fish meal and their location and their annual output of each grade of fish meal.

Mr. Webb

Following is the information:

Factories which make white fish meal, and other types of fish meal, together with their location are: London Area: British Feeding Meals and Milk Products Company, Limited, Stratford. Hull Area: C. T. Bowring and Company (Fish Oils) Limited, Grimsby. Bradford Corporation Cleansing Department, Bradford. C. H. Buttery (Brighouse) Limited, Brighouse. Grimsby Fish Meal Company, Limited, Grimsby. Halifax Corporation Cleansing Department, Halifax.

Hull Fish Meal and Oil Company, Limited, Hull. Middlesboro' Corporation, Middlesboro'. North Shields Fish Guano and Oil Company, Limited, North Shields. White Fish Meal Company (Gildersome), Limited, Leeds. Tyneside Butchers By-Products Limited, Gateshead-on-Tyne. Liverpool Area: Isaac Spencer and Company, Limited, Fleetwood. Bristol Area: Consolidated Fisheries Limited, Swansea. Milford Haven Fish Meal Company, Limited, Milford Haven. Neale and West Limited, Cardiff. Scotland: Caledonian Milling Company, Limited, Aberdeen. Mutual Fish Products Company, Limited, Aberdeen. Scottish Agricultural Industries Limited, Aberdeen. Herring By-Products Limited, Bressay. Herring By-Products Limited, Frazerhurgh. Scottish Fish Meal Manufacturing Company, Limited, Glasgow.

No information of the production by grades of fish meal is available. The only information collected is for fish meal used in the animal feedingstuffs pool. The total output of fish meal—all grades including herring meal—for year ending September, 1950, is 58,566 tons.

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