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

Related News

Apr 08, 2021

DFO announces Solar Panel Funding for Mowi Canada West Hatchery

April 8, 2021 Campbell River, BC. Mowi Canada West (MCW), is pleased to finally confirm the 2019 awarding of a $305,169 Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption (FACTAP) Solar Panel Project.   This funding was formally announced on April 7, 2021 by Member of Parliament for Burnaby North—Seymour and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries,

Apr 06, 2021

Mowi Canada West pleased Federal Court orders fish transfer to proceed

April 6, 2021 Campbell River, BC.  BC’s largest salmon aquaculture company, Mowi Canada West (MCW), was pleased to hear late yesterday that the Federal Court of Canada has granted the injunction that MCW sought against an order by the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans prohibiting the transfer of juvenile Atlantic salmon to two farms sites

Mar 09, 2021

Mowi Canada West seeks injunction to prevent layoffs, destruction of more than 12 million fish

March 9, 2021 Campbell River, BC.  Mowi Canada West (MCW), BC’s largest salmon aquaculture company, today filed an application in Federal Court of Canada for an injunction against federal government actions which are compelling the Company to commence with layoff notices to 168 employees and the killing of more than 12 million healthy juvenile Atlantic

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