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
How do you recognize the passion and commitment of almost 600 employees? It is impossible to get all of them in one place at one time but Mowi Canada West did the best they could for the annual Employee Appreciation Day. Over 100 employees from all parts of the company gathered in Campbell River on 25th October for a day of games, prizes, recognition and
Mowi Canada West is utilizing a new aquaculture plastic/ wood/cardboard recycling program offered by Gemini Marine Services Ltd. Erin Agostini, Operations Manager for the Sunshine Coast-based company, says the program is centered at Earls Cove, which is next to the terminus for the B.C. Ferries route connecting the Sechelt Peninsula and Powell River. It also recently signed a multi-year lease with City Transfer in Richmond. Gemini, a Canadian owned and operated
Veterinarian Terra MacDonald considers it gold. Gold as in what is recognized as the gold standard for animal welfare, set by the World Organization for Animal Health, labeled “The Five Freedoms”. These broad, all-encompassing guidelines developed to reflect an animals’ state of well-being are what Mowi Canada West is committed to in all of its