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
The Mowi Group constantly wants to have the most appropriate and efficient company structure for the companies in the Group, both organizationally as well as operationally. The corporate structure in Mowi is today characterized by the result of several acquisitions and inherited corporate structures, and the Group is in continuous process to simplify the company
Mowi is on top of the Coller FAIRR Protein Index, which ranks the world’s largest listed protein producers on sustainability. The Coller FAIRR Index ranks the largest global meat, dairy and fish producers by looking at risk factors from use of antibiotics to deforestation and labour abuses. The Index is the world’s only benchmark dedicated
Campbell River, B.C. – Mowi Canada West has made another step towards its goal of achieving Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification at all its salmon farms in British Columbia. Mowi’s Lees Bay farm has become the 24th Mowi salmon farm in B.C. to achieve certification to the ASC Salmon Standard, the 7th in the Campbell