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Mowi first in Scotland to achieve ASC certification for five seawater sites

Jan 26, 2021

Mowi first in Scotland to achieve ASC certification for five seawater sites

January 2021: Mowi Scotland has achieved certification from the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) for four seawater salmon farms this month, bringing its total of ASC certified farms to eight. Mowi’s seawater farms at Loch Linnhe, Gorsten, Marulaig Bay and Stulaigh join Loch Leven in achieving ASC certification, complimenting previous certification of the company’s freshwater rearing sites. This is

Soy vendors to the salmon industry end trade of deforestation linked soy in Brazil

Jan 14, 2021

Soy vendors to the salmon industry end trade of deforestation linked soy in Brazil

The Brazilian soy suppliers to the salmon industry, CJ Selecta, Caramuru and Imcopa/Cervejaria Petrópolis, will implement a 100 percent deforestation and conversion free soybean value chain with 2020 as their cut-off date. No soy grown on land deforested after this deadline will be traded. This bold and historic move sets a new benchmark for global

Novel feed sources to reduce climate emissions of Norwegian salmon farming

Dec 11, 2020

Novel feed sources to reduce climate emissions of Norwegian salmon farming

Mowi, The Bellona Foundation, the Norwegian Seafood Federation and several major players in the fish feed industry have joined forces to improve the climate footprint of Norwegian salmon. The initiative «Råvareløftet» seeks to accelerate the development of new raw materials for fish feed. The aim is to contribute to major cuts in greenhouse gas emissions,

Towards a Sustainable Ocean Economy

Dec 03, 2020

Towards a Sustainable Ocean Economy

Today sees the publication of Ocean Panel’s new Ocean Action Agenda which will identify how countries around the world can accelerate, scale and finance ocean action. Launched in 2018, the High Level Panel for Sustainable Ocean Economy (Ocean Panel), is a unique initiative of 14 serving world leaders building momentum towards a sustainable ocean economy,

Mowi joins Sjømat Norge

Nov 24, 2020

Mowi joins Sjømat Norge

Mowi has announced that it will join The Norwegian Seafood Federation, Sjømat Norge. “I believe this will strengthen both Mowi and the industry as a whole. We have had good discussions with Sjømat Norge regarding the way forward for our industry, and I am confident that this is the right decision for Mowi,” says Mowi

Mowi ranked most sustainable protein producer

Nov 11, 2020

Mowi ranked most sustainable protein producer

Mowi has been ranked as the world’s most sustainable protein producer for the second year in a row by the FAIRR Initiative. Coller FAIRR Protein Producer Index assesses the world’s 60 largest publicly-listed animal protein producers, worth a combined USD 338 billion. Firms are ranked against ten environmental, social and governance (ESG)-related criteria including GHG

Operational EBIT of EUR 80 million in the third quarter for Mowi

Nov 05, 2020

Operational EBIT of EUR 80 million in the third quarter for Mowi

Mowi achieved an operational EBIT of EUR 80 million in the third quarter of 2020, compared with EUR 148 million in the corresponding quarter of 2019. Mowi’s results in the third quarter were largely impacted by Covid-19 restrictions and seasonal high volumes. “Our operations have been running close to normal despite further Covid-19 restrictions in

Operational EBIT of EUR 99 million in the second quarter for Mowi

Aug 26, 2020

Operational EBIT of EUR 99 million in the second quarter for Mowi

Mowi achieved an operational EBIT of EUR 99 million in the second quarter of 2020, compared with EUR 211 million in the corresponding quarter of 2019. Mowi’s results in the second quarter were substantially impacted by Covid-19 and the extensive lockdown measures. Prices for salmon declined in all markets during the quarter resulting in reduced

Mowi’s soy suppliers commit to 100% deforestation free supply chain

Jul 02, 2020

Mowi’s soy suppliers commit to 100% deforestation free supply chain

Mowi is delighted to announce that, from 2021, all suppliers of soy to Mowi’s own feed production will have a supply chain that is 100% deforestation free. Mowi’s suppliers have committed to trade only deforestation-free soybeans, including soy grown on legally deforested land. The move makes Mowi the first company world-wide that will use only

Operational EBIT of EUR 109 million in the first quarter for Mowi

May 13, 2020

Operational EBIT of EUR 109 million in the first quarter for Mowi

Mowi achieved an operational EBIT of EUR 109 million in the first quarter of 2020, compared with EUR 196 million in the corresponding quarter of 2019. Mowi’s results in the first quarter were impacted by falling prices as Covid-19 escalated into a world-spanning pandemic with extensive lockdown measures in most countries. “Despite Covid-19 currently causing

Mowi’s 2019 Annual Report

Mar 25, 2020

Mowi’s 2019 Annual Report

This integrated report sets out how we run our business, describes our vision and ambition, our successes and our improvement areas in an open and transparent way. At the end of the day, all of us working at Mowi have a clear and simple goal; we wish to produce affordable, high quality products in a

Mowi collaborates with X, Alphabet’s innovation engine, to make salmon farming more sustainable

Mar 03, 2020

Mowi collaborates with X, Alphabet’s innovation engine, to make salmon farming more sustainable

Mowi works with Tidal, X’s ocean health and sustainability team, to test and research new technologies. Over the last three years, Mowi has been researching and testing a new sensing system developed by Tidal at Alphabet’s X. After an extensive research and development period involving field testing and data collection, the project is now ready

Record high turnover and volumes for Mowi

Feb 12, 2020

Record high turnover and volumes for Mowi

Mowi achieved an operational EBIT of EUR 166 million in the fourth quarter of 2019, compared with EUR 213 million in the corresponding quarter of 2018. For the full year, Mowi reported a record high turnover of EUR 4 135 million and an operational EBIT of EUR 721 million. Mowi harvested record high 436 000

First ever green bond issue from a seafood company

Jan 24, 2020

First ever green bond issue from a seafood company

On 23rd January, Mowi successfully completed a EUR 200 million 5-year, senior unsecured green bond issue, marking the first ever Green Bond issued from a seafood company.  We are committed to being part of the solution to global climate challenges and the green bond issue is an integral part of Mowi’s sustainability strategy, The Blue

The Blue Revolution Plan

Dec 13, 2019

The Blue Revolution Plan

Mowi, the world’s leading aquaculture company, has released its Sustainability Strategy called ‘The Blue Revolution Plan’. With our oceans covering 70 percent of our planet’s surface yet only 2% of our calorie intake is seafood, there is great potential for the ocean to produce more sustainable food. “This plan will allow us to achieve our

Mowi among many firms and investors urging to stop deforestation in Brazil

Dec 03, 2019

Mowi among many firms and investors urging to stop deforestation in Brazil

The Amazon is fundamentally important to life on our planet. It hosts over 10% of all biodiversity and promotes climate stability through its role as a carbon sink. It also plays a vital role in regulating rainfall, which is essential for agriculture – both within Brazil and beyond. Brazil is one of the world’s major

Ivan Vindheim appointed CEO of Mowi ASA

Nov 12, 2019

Ivan Vindheim appointed CEO of Mowi ASA

Ivan Vindheim (48) has been appointed the new CEO of Mowi ASA. Vindheim succeeds Alf-Helge Aarskog (52) who has decided to step down after almost 10 years as CEO. The appointment is effective as of 12 November 2019. “I am delighted that Ivan has taken on this challenge. We have had a thorough recruitment process

Mowi ranked most sustainable protein producer

Sep 04, 2019

Mowi ranked most sustainable protein producer

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

The treatment of the Amazon is unacceptable

Aug 28, 2019

The treatment of the Amazon is unacceptable

“The treatment of the Amazon is unacceptable. Mowi will have to consider finding other sources for feed raw materials unless the situation improves,” says Mowi’s Chief Sustainability Officer, Catarina Martins. “Mowi source from certified suppliers, and can guarantee that our suppliers are not linked to deforestation or human rights violations today. However, it is important

Mowi will build new smokehouse in France

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

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Managing plastic

Apr 15, 2019

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Managing plastic

Plastic management Plastic pollution has become a global problem. Huge amounts of plastic waste are released into the oceans every year, resulting in the occurrence of micro and nanoplastic particles in the oceans. Appropriate waste management systems are part of the solution, but ultimately, it is by reducing our production and consumption of plastic products

Leading the Blue Revolution

Apr 08, 2019

Leading the Blue Revolution

Leading the Blue Revolution is not a responsibility to take lightly. As the world population continues to grow, so does the demand for healthy food. With our oceans unable to naturally supply today’s needs, we have in a relatively short period of time, successfully supplemented hunting with farming. With aquaculture now providing more fish and

Mowi’s 2018 Annual Report

Apr 07, 2019

Mowi’s 2018 Annual Report

Mowi releases its first annual report as a refreshed entity, providing shareholders an integrated look at its full value chain. The world’s largest salmon aquaculture company announced in 2018 its company-wide change of name to Mowi, and associated MOWI brand. This change was in part a nod to salmon farming pioneers, but also the firm’s

Quality Seafood

Mar 28, 2019

Quality Seafood

THE CHALLENGES Every day we produce high-quality, farmed salmon and process our salmon and a wide range of other fish species into tasty and healthy products that make it attractive and easy for consumers to enjoy the good things the sea has to offer (more often). High quality is ensured through procedures, training, and the

Safe Seafood

Mar 28, 2019

Safe Seafood

THE CHALLENGE Consuming farm-raised salmon is both safe and healthy. This assertion is supported by food safety authorities across the world, and proved through our comprehensive monitoring program. We know some consumers may have concerns about farm-raised salmon containing environmental contaminants, pathogen bacteria or medicine residues. Our approach at Mowi is to be transparent and

Addressing Global Challenges

Mar 17, 2019

Addressing Global Challenges

The story of aquaculture began over two thousand years ago in China. The cultivation of carp fulfilled a basic need; that of providing a consistent supply of fish that was not seasonally dependent or subject to the vagaries and risks of wild harvest. Recent decades have seen many wild fish stocks fully exploited and global

The climate-friendly protein

Mar 11, 2019

The climate-friendly protein

The year 2018 may retrospectively be seen as the year that climate change and environmentalism went from being something of a niche interest to become the centre-stage focus of the mainstream. Aquaculture, and specifically salmon farming, naturally has a good story to tell but won’t rest on its laurels. Last October, when the United Nation’s

Fish is good for you!

Mar 11, 2019

Fish is good for you!

Not only does fish taste great and is it offering a wealth of variety in species, flavours and textures, it is a smart food choice for your health too. Fish is rich in highly-digestible protein, contains important quantities of essential amino acids, it contains predominantly unsaturated fatty acids, and is a good source of vitamins

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