In brief

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

14,537 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

May 23, 2019

Mowi will build new smokehouse in France

Mowi has decided to build a new, modern and efficient production unit at the Landivisiau site. In July 2018, the Marine Harvest Kritsen processing plant was destroyed in an accidental fire. The Board of Mowi ASA has now decided to build a highly automated and modern smokehouse at the same site to replace the original

May 07, 2019

Strong results on good demand for Mowi in the first quarter

(Oslo, 7 May 2019) Mowi achieved an operational EBIT of EUR 196 million in the first quarter of 2019, compared to EUR 158 million in the corresponding quarter of 2018. “Demand for our products remains strong and has resulted in high prices in all markets. Good operational performance and seasonally record high harvest volumes, have

Apr 23, 2019

Mowi plans to farm fish in the depths

Mowi plans to lower its fish farms far below the surface of the sea, combining technology from the Norwegian aquaculture, subsea and offshore industries. The company has applied for 36 development licences for the realisation of its “AquaStorm” concept. “This is the largest development project we have ever planned. AquaStorm moves the fish farms out