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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 04, 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

Villaroel new COO Americas

Oct 26, 2020

Villaroel new COO Americas

Mowi has appointed Fernando Villarroel (45) as Chief Operating Officer Farming Americas. Mr Villarroel is Managing Director of Mowi Chile and has held a variety of executive positions in the farming industry including being Managing Director of Cermaq Canada for 10 years. Mr Villarroel holds a degree in Auditing and Management from the Universidad Austral

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

Mowi wants to merge Mowi ASA and K Strømmen Lakseoppdrett AS

Nov 14, 2019

Mowi wants to merge Mowi ASA and K Strømmen Lakseoppdrett AS

The Mowi Group constantly wants to have the most appropriate and efficient company structure for the companies in the Group, both organizationally as well as operationally. The corporate structure in Mowi is today characterized by the result of several acquisitions and inherited corporate structures, and the Group is in continuous process to simplify the company

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

Record high volumes for Mowi in the third quarter

Oct 30, 2019

Record high volumes for Mowi in the third quarter

Mowi achieved a record high Q3 turnover and all-time high volumes in the third quarter of 2019. The company’s operational EBIT was EUR 148 million, compared to EUR 207 million in the corresponding quarter of 2018. “In the quarter we achieved the highest volumes ever both in farming, sales and feed produced. This resulted in

Mowi wants to merge Mowi ASA and Mowi Norway AS

Sep 10, 2019

Mowi wants to merge Mowi ASA and Mowi Norway AS

The Mowi Group constantly wants to have the most appropriate and efficient company structure for the companies in the Group, both organizationally as well as operationally. The corporate structure in Mowi is today characterized by the result of several acquisitions and inherited corporate structures, and the Group is in continuous process to simplify the company

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

100% of Mowi Campbell River Farms Now Certified to ASC Salmon Standard

Aug 27, 2019

100% of Mowi Campbell River Farms Now Certified to ASC Salmon Standard

Campbell River, B.C. – Mowi Canada West has made another step towards its goal of achieving Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification at all its salmon farms in British Columbia. Mowi’s Lees Bay farm has become the 24th Mowi salmon farm in B.C. to achieve certification to the ASC Salmon Standard, the 7th in the Campbell

Best second quarter ever for Mowi

Aug 21, 2019

Best second quarter ever for Mowi

Mowi achieved an operational EBIT of EUR 211 million in the second quarter of 2019, compared to EUR 175 million in the corresponding quarter of 2018. “This was a good quarter for Mowi with 26 % increase in farming volumes year over year and an overall solid operational performance. The costs decreased in the farming

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

Annual General Meeting 2019

May 15, 2019

Annual General Meeting 2019

Mowi Annual General Meeting will be held in Bergen 29 May. Date: 29 May 2019 Time: 14:00 CET Venue: Sandviksbodene 77A/B, 5035 Bergen, Norway The general meeting will be opened by the chairman of the board, Ole-Eirik Lerøy. Mowi AGM 2019 Log in to the meeting  

Strong results on good demand for Mowi in the first quarter

May 07, 2019

Strong results on good demand for Mowi in the first quarter

(Oslo, 7 May 2019) Mowi achieved an operational EBIT of EUR 196 million in the first quarter of 2019, compared to EUR 158 million in the corresponding quarter of 2018. “Demand for our products remains strong and has resulted in high prices in all markets. Good operational performance and seasonally record high harvest volumes, have

Mowi plans to farm fish in the depths

Apr 23, 2019

Mowi plans to farm fish in the depths

Mowi plans to lower its fish farms far below the surface of the sea, combining technology from the Norwegian aquaculture, subsea and offshore industries. The company has applied for 36 development licences for the realisation of its “AquaStorm” concept. “This is the largest development project we have ever planned. AquaStorm moves the fish farms out

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Managing plastic

Apr 15, 2019

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Managing plastic

The increasing prevalence of microplastics in our environment has frequented news stories and headlines throughout 2018. What are microplastics? Microplastics, which by definition are under 5 mm in their longest dimension, are turning up in a wide spectrum of products across the entire food chain. Researchers have detected them in foodstuffs such as bottled water,

New name – new website

Apr 10, 2019

New name – new website

We have changed our name from Marine Harvest to Mowi, and on that note we have also created a brand-new company website. On January 1st this year we officially became Mowi. Our new company name is deep-rooted in our history. The company was originally founded as Mowi by Norwegian aquaculture pioneers more than 50 years

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 farm-raised salmon and value- added products. High quality is ensured through procedures, training, and the sharing of best practices across the Group. In addition, we are constantly improving our monitoring programs and quality assurance systems, and implementing technology that helps us deliver high-quality products across the world. OUR

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

Salmon is good for you!

Mar 11, 2019

Salmon is good for you!

Not only does salmon taste great, it is a smart food choice for your health too. In fact, salmon is frequently referred to as something of a nutritional powerhouse, which puts our product in a category of its own. In recent times, over 30 percent of consumers have been reducing their consumption of meat, while