Nortura is a Norwegian agricultural cooperative that operates slaughterhouses and other processing plants related to meat and eggs. The company was created as a merger between Gilde Norsk Kjøtt and Prior Norge in 2006, and has head offices in Oslo. It processes 206 thousand tonnes of meat at 41 plants in 2006.
The company is owned by about 31,200 farmers throughout the country and is one of 13 agricultural cooperatives in Norway. Annual revenue is NOK 15 billion. The main brands include Gilde (red meat), Carna (foreign meat), Prior (white meat and eggs), Terina (frozen and canned foods), Alfathi (halal slaughtered meat), Eldhus (smoked meat) and Thulefjord (products from Northern Norway).