At Mowi, we work with the ocean to produce nutritious, delicious and supreme-quality seafood. We fulfill one fifth of global demand for farm-raised Atlantic salmon and are constantly driven by innovation and the desire to achieve the highest standards of sustainability.
At Mowi, we care for every aspect of our salmon. We are the only salmon producer with full internal control of our own genetics, feed, farming operations, harvesting, processing, logistics, sales and marketing.
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Mowi ASA is one of the largest seafood companies in the world, and the world’s largest producer of Atlantic salmon.
Since the Mowi adventure started in 1964 the company has grown and changed in many ways. From its humble beginnings, when a few pioneers started farming fish in their back yards, through to the present day, Mowi has become a global leader in its field. As the company has grown, both organically and as a result of mergers and acquisitions, Mowi has maintained its leading position at the forefront of the aquaculture industry.
The adventure of Mowi begins
First stocking of salmon smolt in seawater. Hydro buys 50 % of Mowi.
Mowi becomes a recognized brand.
Several M&As and Norsk Hydro takes 100 % ownership of Mowi.
The Marine Harvest group is established from three independent companies (Pan Fish, Marine Harvest, Fjord Seafood).
Mowi establishes its own feed division, strengthening a fully integrated value chain.
Morpol becomes part of Marine Harvest Group.
Marine Harvest aquires Gray Aqua Group and Northern Harvest, and establish Mowi Canada East.
Marine Harvest once again becomes Mowi.
MOWI brand launch
Nutritional benefits and low environmental impact named as advantages of aquaculture Last week, the Blue Food Assessment (BFA) was released. The BFA is a collaboration between the Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stanford University and EAT, bringing together more than 100 scientists from 25 institutions to publish a series of scientific reviews that can help influence policy
Mowi achieved an operational EBIT of EUR 137 million in the second quarter of 2021, compared with EUR 99 million in the corresponding quarter of 2020. Strong demand for salmon drove prices higher in all markets in the quarter and resulted in better earnings for Mowi. Spot prices soared by 18% in Europe and
Mowi ASA completed the acquisition of 100 % of the shares in Lofoten Aqua AS on the 28 April 2021. Lofoten Aqua AS’s only asset is a license. Mowi ASA consider a merger of Lofoten Aqua AS into Mowi ASA as the best solution to integrate the business in Lofoten Aqua AS into the business
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