Working in harmony with the sea

Our corporate ethos rests ultimately on the belief that by farming the ocean we can sustainably produce healthy, nutritious and affordable food for society at large. Our stewardship of the environment is essential to reach our long-term goals and to safeguard the interests of future generations.

We pursue an integrated sustainability strategy aligned with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In this strategy, long-term targets have been established for all of our guiding principles.

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Addressing global challenges

Approximately 70% of our planet is covered by water, yet only around 2% of the world’s food supply comes from the ocean.

With wild-capture fisheries under increasing pressure, it is important that aquaculture bridges this gap, assuming an increasingly greater role in providing food security for the planet.

At Mowi, we believe that by farming the ocean, we can sustainably produce healthy, nutritious and affordable food for society at large

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Carbon footprint

2.9Kg
1400 litres / Water
5.9Kg
6000 litres / Water
30Kg
15400 litres / Water

Not only the carbon footprint of farm-raised salmon is lower but its edible yield is higher (68%) as compared to chicken (46%), pork (52%) or lamb (38%). For Mowi, high edible yields combined with 100% re-use of by-products (i.e.offcuts and trimmings) means that nearly every single gram of salmon is used.

Endorsing Initiatives

Committed to transformation

Mowi is at the forefront of technological advances transforming aquaculture industry practices. However, one company alone cannot solve all sustainability challenges. Mowi is engaged with multiple stakeholders to promote open and honest dialogue and ensure the constant improvement of regulations and environmentally and socially responsible practices.

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Apr 23, 2019

Mowi plans to farm fish in the depths

Narrated in Norwegian only. 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

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,

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

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