Blog Archives - MOWI - Scotland

Nurturing future talent in the industry

Mowi Consumer Products UK bids farewell to Evie Burns who has completed a nine-week placement at Rosyth under the supervision of OPEX Manager Daniel Sheerin. Evie is studying Food Consumer Science Studies at Abertay University and really made the most of her time at CPUK. Speaking about the placement, Daniel said: “I was delighted to

The Salmon Wagon hits the road again!

Scottish charities across the Highlands are set to benefit when Mowi’s Salmon Wagon hits the road again for a summer-long tour of events kicking off next month. Ten great causes will benefit from having the Salmon Wagon, which arrives fully stocked and with our talented chef, at their event to sell delicious salmon burgers and

New role created in production team

As we begin 2022, changes have been made to the production team to further develop our broodstock and post-smolt programmes at Mowi Scotland. Congratulations to Freshwater Manager John Richmond (pictured above), who has taken on a new role of Broodstock and Post-Smolt Development Manager, and Dan Philips (pictured below), formerly Cleanerfish Production Manager, who is

Make it salmon this year!

2021 certainly ended on a high for MOWI. Our brand tracking survey reported in December that over half of all Tesco and Sainsbury’s shoppers were actively considering purchasing MOWI salmon, ahead of other branded competition. This is a great achievement considering the MOWI range has been on shelf for less than a year. A huge

Developing skills for the workforce of the future in aquaculture

This was the hot topic discussed at Aquaculture Day during Ideas Week hosted by the Lochaber Chamber of Commerce in November. Our Learning and Development Manager Donald Waring presented to businesses in Lochaber, many of which are part of the aquaculture supply chain, and also joined a panel discussion with Tavish Scott, CEO of Salmon

The importance of blue foods discussed at COP26

As Glasgow hosted the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) last month, it was an opportunity for Mowi to participate in important discussions about environmental sustainability and the increased role that aquaculture can play in providing healthy food to a global population whilst minimising our carbon footprint. Mowi’s Chief Sustainability and Technology

Pupils from Portree High School and Lochaber High School benefit from the latest courses delivered by The Outward Bound Trust

During the autumn, The Outward Bound Trust led pupils from Portree High School and Lochaber High School through a series of outdoor activities designed to challenge them, build resilience and help them to believe in themselves. Many young people were deeply affected by the pandemic, especially because of the social isolation they experienced. The courses

Could you be a Member Nominated Trustee Director for Mowi Scotland’s pension scheme?

We are looking for staff to put themselves forward for nomination as a Member Nominated Trustee Director (MNT) for the Mowi Scotland pension scheme. The term of office for the current Member Nominated Trustee Director, Jackie Hail, is coming to an end. Jackie has agreed to stand again as a Member Nominated Trustee Director, however

Broodstock grading at Inchmore

A team effort between staff at the Inchmore hatchery, members of the team from Inverpolly and Loch Ness, support from a colleague in Norway and experts from the Highland Aqua Team has resulted in the successful grading of potential broodstock candidates into males and females. Following some ingenious remodification of old vaccination tables in the

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