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,
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.
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
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
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
We are providing sediment collected from the seabed at our Loch Leven site as well as staff and resources to assist in a study into the potential use of sea cucumbers as seabed recyclers in aquaculture in Scotland. Sea cucumbers come from the same family as sea urchins and are found naturally in Scotland’s coastal