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Meet Innes MacDonald

What do you do at Mowi? I am a farm technician in the Lochboisdale area. I am involved in all aspects of raising our salmon. I take water samples to identify plankton/jellyfish in the water, I feed the fish and take good care of them. What do you like most about your job? I like

Mowi farm life captured on camera

The Scoop is delighted to reveal the winners of the Mowi Farm Life competition, which challenged staff in Scotland and Ireland to capture life around our farms in photographic or video form. After a shortlist voted for by staff the judges (Ben Hadfield, Ian Roberts, Sean Anderson Georgina Wright, Laura Tulip, Stephen Macintyre, Jo Peeling,

Hungri? Fancy some tasti, qualiti, MOWI salmon?

You will once you’ve seen our primetime ad this month! Aired on STV on May 1st in the Jonathan Ross Show slot, May 2nd during Skyfall, and again May 3rd during the primetime Coronation Street slot, the TV advert will also appear as multiple slots in the rest of the UK, on Sky, ITV, Channel

Meet Rhiannon Macaskill

What do you do at Mowi? I am a Shift Process Controller for the Kyleakin Feed Mill. I run our big capacity line and work with our engineers and logistics teams to keep the factory running smoothly and the boats happy. What do you like most about your job? Every day has new challenges to

Nicola’s Polar Bear Challenge

During winter, when most of us were piling on the extra layers and cranking up the heating, Nicola MacColl, Quality Systems Manager at Blar Mhor, was taking to the water and swimming in nearby lochs. The Scoop caught up with her to find out why… “I was diagnosed with young onset Parkinson’s disease in 2017.

Another great cycle at Colonsay

Congratulations to the team at Colonsay who have recently completed another great harvest cycle. The overall site biological performance has been very good with the site achieving a relative growth index (RGI) of 97% and a biological Feed Conversion Ratio of 1.2 which is even more remarkable given the mean harvest weight of 6.33kg! The

Meet James Smyth

What do you do at Mowi? I am the farm manager at Bagh Dail Nan Cean, Argyll region. What do you like most about your job? The variety of different tasks we do daily and the ever-changing industry which has moved on so much. Having a great team on site also makes the job very

Last major part of construction completed at Kyleakin

Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) commissioning has now been finalised at our Feed Mill in Kyleakin. The permanent installation of LNG will replace the transportation of LNG by road and reduce the overall carbon footprint of the factory. Instead of two to three trucks a week delivering LNG to Kyleakin, sometimes a 52-hour roadtrip, LNG will

Creating affordable housing for island communities

Our farms are located in extremely rural and remote areas of the Highlands where housing stock is in short supply. Nowhere is the shortage of affordable housing more acute than in island communities. A fish farm creates jobs for local people living on the island and can also attract new people or enable people to

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