Processing animal by-products for a greener future

Dundas Chemical Company started life in 1909 collecting fallen stock from farms in Dumfries and Galloway. Read more

Dundas Chemical Co Ltd produces salmon oil and hydrolysate from the further processing of salmon by products at its Category 3 site at Motherwell.

This process was partially funded by two grants under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund.


The raw material for our Category 1 rendering process comes from two main sources.
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Category 3 materials are animal by-products which derive from animals which are slaughtered for human consumption.
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Some Category 3 materials such as chicken carcase, salmon frames, venison bones, lungs, liver and tripe are in demand from the canned or wet pet food industry.
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