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Mowi named most sustainable protein producer fifth year in a row

Nov 07, 2023

Mowi named most sustainable protein producer fifth year in a row

November 7, 2023 For the fifth consecutive year, Mowi has been ranked the world’s most sustainable animal protein producer by the Coller FAIRR Protein Producer Index. The Coller FAIRR Protein Producer Index is the most detailed assessment of the largest meat, dairy and farm-raised fish producers in the world. Rankings for each of the 60

Ecosystem-Supporting Aquaculture Technology

Jul 12, 2023

Ecosystem-Supporting Aquaculture Technology

July 12, 2023 Poseidon Ocean Systems and Mowi Canada West have combined forces to install and test novel technologies at its (Mowi’s) Monday Rock salmon farm off Vancouver Island to improve fish welfare and performance and reduce interactions between wild and farm-raised fish. As part of ongoing innovation to reduce interactions with the surrounding environment, Mowi’s

Apr 26, 2023

Diesel spill not associated with Mowi business

April 26, 2023 On April 26, CHEK News published a story about a truck carrying fuel that slipped off a barge. For clarity, the truck was not carrying fuel for Mowi Canada West and the incident did not happen at any of our farms or facilities. Unfortunately, the truck had drifted near to one of

Mowi's 2022 Annual Report Available Now

Mar 23, 2023

Mowi's 2022 Annual Report Available Now

March 23, 2023 Mowi is pleased to publish its 2022 annual report, downloadable online at https://mowi.com/investors/reports/. Mowi is the world’s largest Atlantic salmon farmer with 20% of the global market share and is ranked as number one on both market capitalization and sustainability. In 2022, 11,500 Mowi professionals produced of 464,000 tonnes for 70+ markets

Licensing Decision Raises Serious Questions About Canada's Commitments

Feb 17, 2023

Licensing Decision Raises Serious Questions About Canada's Commitments

February 17, 2023 Minister Joyce Murray’s decision not to issue salmon aquaculture licences in the Laich-kwil-tach territory, referred to as the Discovery Islands region of British Columbia, is a further blow to BC’s largest agricultural export and for all of the coastal British Columbia communities that rely on salmon farming as a primary economic driver.

Jason Downing appointed HR Director at Mowi Canada West

Jan 30, 2023

Jason Downing appointed HR Director at Mowi Canada West

January 30, 2023 Jason Downing will head Mowi’s human resources department at its Campbell River headquarters. Mowi Canada West (MCW) is pleased to announce the appointment of Comox-based resident Jason Downing as Human Resources Director. “I’m very proud to join an organization that is growing healthy seafood, supporting hundreds of local jobs, and is ranked

Salmon producer Mowi tops global sustainability ranking for the fourth year

Dec 20, 2022

Salmon producer Mowi tops global sustainability ranking for the fourth year

December 20, 2022 Seven of the top 10 animal protein producers are salmon aquaculture companies Mowi – British Columbia’s largest salmon producer – is ranked #1 for the fourth year in a row For the fourth consecutive year, Mowi has been ranked the most sustainable protein producer by the Coller FAIRR Protein Producer Index. The

Long-term sea lice monitoring shows no change after salmon farm closures

Nov 28, 2022

Long-term sea lice monitoring shows no change after salmon farm closures

Long-term scientific study shows the closure of salmon farms located in the Discovery Islands area of British Columbia (B.C.) did not result in a change of sea lice levels on juvenile wild salmon, leaving broader environmental influences as the key drivers of sea lice trends. Recently published 2022 research data based on long-term monitoring of

Rare White Orca Sighting at Beaver Cove

Aug 19, 2022

Rare White Orca Sighting at Beaver Cove

In the early afternoon on August 10th, 2022, Mowi Canada West Production Manager Mike Dobbs received several alarmed text messages from his crew—two orca whales had settled dangerously close to the shoreline in Beaver Cove. Without hesitation, Mike rushed outside to assess the situation. If the two whales were indeed straddling the shoreline, it could

Aqua Tromøy Keeping it Fresh

Jun 29, 2022

Aqua Tromøy Keeping it Fresh

Mowi’s vessel, Aqua Tromøy, continues to deliver freshwater baths that aid fish welfare Freshwater baths continue to provide environmentally friendly fish health treatments to salmon raised at Mowi Canada West (MCW) farms, with recent treatments occurring at locations in the north east region of Vancouver Island. Added to Mowi’s fleet in 2019, the 77 metre-long

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