Salmon farming company Mowi Scotland Ltd has kick-started a vital fundraising drive for Lochalsh Leisure Centre. The leisure centre, which is used by 100 people a day from Lochalsh and the local vicinity, urgently needs to replace the 30-year-old roof for its swimming pool. Lochalsh Leisure Centre provides affordable facilities to its members and has
Moving up 12 spots from the previous year, Mowi ranks 31st out of 500 of Scotland’s top businesses. Mowi Scotland (formerly Marine Harvest Scotland) is pleased to be recognised as a top performing company in the newly released Scottish Business Insider’s Top500 (2019). The list, released earlier this month, ranks the company 31st of 500.
The company’s shares will be quoted on Oslo Børs with the new name and the new ticker “MOWI”. “Mowi is an inspirational name that recalls our pioneering spirit that has developed over the past 50 years,” says Alf-Helge Aarskog, CEO of Mowi. “Since the first salmon was farmed in 1964, we have grown into a
A government committee report on salmon farming released today, provides recommendations that will help guide responsible growth to satisfy growing demand for its products, says Scotland’s largest salmon company. After months of drawing on formal evidence from 160 sources, the Scottish Parliament’s Rural Economy and Connectivity (REC) Committee report on salmon farming released 65 recommendations
The first graduates of a unique fast track training programme for salmon farm managers have taken up their new positions. After a 75-week intensive scheme covering every aspect of the salmon farming business, from fish health to finance, Marine Harvest have appointed Kendal Hunter (23) and Benjamin Weis (27) to farm managers near Kyle of
Two of Scotland’s leading salmon farmers have reported a major milestone in the drive to control sea lice in the most responsible, sustainable and environmentally-friendly way. Marine Harvest Scotland and Scottish Sea Farms have been working with the Institute of Aquaculture at the University of Stirling to produce farm-reared ‘cleaner fish’, so-called because they eat
Scotland’s two leading salmon farmers, Marine Harvest Scotland and Scottish Sea Farms, have reported a sustained improvement in fish health during the first five months of 2018 with a marked reduction in disease-related mortalities. Figures for both salmon farmers show that the number of fish that died as a result of disease fell by over