About - Mowi - Canada West
About

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

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