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.

12,200 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

Apr 06, 2021

The world needs more food from the ocean

Our goal, as part of our mission to lead the Blue Revolution, is to sustainably produce more food from the ocean to feed a growing world population. We believe that producing more food from the ocean is an integral part of dealing with major challenges faced by humanity, such as food security and climate change.

Apr 06, 2021

New feed mill in Scotland delivers on plan

Despite the challenges posed by Covid-19 and Brexit, our new state of the art feed mill in Scotland delivered on our strategic aim to be self-sufficient for all feed requirements in Europe. Based in Kyleakin on the Isle of Skye, the feed mill started production in the spring of 2019. After successfully completing the commissioning

Mar 31, 2021

Introducing the Fourth R: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – and Recapture

The concept of Reduce, Reuse and Recycle is a practical guide for the responsible use of planetary resources. When it comes to marine resource management, an additional ‘R’ can also make an important contribution – that of ‘Recaptured’ fishmeal (FM) and fish oil (FO). Mowi Nutrition has recently been able to implement this fourth R

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