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
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
(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
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