About - Mowi Company Website

In brief

Mowi ASA is one of the largest seafood companies in the world, and the world’s largest producer of Atlantic salmon.

12,000 Employees
25 Countries
3.8 Billion Eur

Our History

From backyard beginnings to world leadership

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.


1964

The adventure of Mowi begins

1969

First stocking of salmon smolt in seawater. Hydro buys 50 % of Mowi.

1975

Mowi becomes a recognized brand.

1980

Several M&As and Norsk Hydro takes 100 % ownership of Mowi.

2006

The Marine Harvest group is established from three independent companies (Pan Fish, Marine Harvest, Fjord Seafood).

2012

Mowi establishes its own feed division, strengthening a fully integrated value chain.

2013

Morpol becomes part of Marine Harvest Group.

2017

Marine Harvest aquires Gray Aqua Group and Northern Harvest, and establish Mowi Canada East.

2018

Marine Harvest once again becomes Mowi.

2019

MOWI brand launch

Related News

Nov 10, 2021

Record-high third quarter revenues for Mowi

Mowi recorded record high revenues of 1 035 million euros. Operational EBIT was 131 million euros, compared with 80 million euros in the corresponding quarter of 2020. Demand for salmon continued to recover from Covid-19 lockdown measures during the third quarter as foodservice activity improved further and retail demand remained at strong levels. This led

Nov 02, 2021

Why COP26 is so important for the future of the planet

Whether it’s in newspapers or our social media feeds, COP26 seems to be on everyone’s lips just now. But, with decisions set to be taken there that will affect the way we eat, work, travel and heat our homes for decades to come, who is attending and why is it being hailed as one of

Sep 21, 2021

Blue Food Assessment shows benefits of salmon farming

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

Visit our national websites:

×