Wellens & Co., Inc., is a second generation family-owned agribusiness firm. We supply feed ingredients to feed manufacturers in national and international markets.
Roy Wellens grew up on his family’s dairy farm in Chaska, MN. After completing his education and military service, Roy established Wellens & Co. in 1959. He secured a trading booth at the Grain Exchange in Minneapolis, MN to purchase grains for international agricultural markets.
Roy Wellens and his team rapidly expanded the firm, and in 1969 Wellens & Co. was awarded the President’s E Award in recognition of outstanding efforts in expanding world trade.
Shown receiving citation are Louis R. Brewster (right), Secretary of Commerce Maurice H. Stans (center) and Roy Wellens (left)
Over the years Wellens & Co. has worked with a diverse and long-term customer base to supply a variety of feed ingredients for the agricultural industry.
Today Wellens & Co., Inc. remains as an agri-business firm based in Minneapolis, MN. We trade a variety of products, both nationally and internationally. Our leadership team has extensive experience in all phases of the feed industry, agriculture, as well as civic leadership. With change accelerating in agri-business, we remain totally committed to the agricultural industry.