News Archives - MOWI - Scotland

MOWI salmon: Coming to a screen near you!

National TV advertising, partnership with Kimberley Wilson and innovative new packaging – the consumer marketing campaign for the MOWI brand range is ramping up. Today sees the launch of our branded national TV advertising campaign. With spots across many satellite channels as well as ITV and Channel 4, it is anticipated that over 65% of

First farmed wrasse from Anglesey Hatchery introduced to our farms

A significant milestone was reached in August when ballan wrasse, reared by our colleagues at our Anglesey Hatchery in Wales were successfully delivered to our seawater farms. Around 40,000 wrasse have so far been introduced to pens at Loch Duich, Invasion Bay, Camus Glas and Loch Leven with more to follow. Speaking about the development,

Response to animal welfare complaint July 19 2021

The latest allegation from anti-salmon farming campaigners is shown to lack veracity when compared to farming data released by Mowi Scotland’s processing operations within days of filming occurring.   UPDATE (July 29): Upon immediate investigation of the complaint, the appropriate agencies have concluded that there is no evidence to support allegations of alleged breaches of the

Mowi wins Benromach Award for Excellence in International Business

Last night, at the Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI) Highlands and Islands Awards, Mowi Scotland was awarded gold in the category for excellence in international business. The judges, who were looking for a business in the Highlands and Islands which best demonstrated a track record of outstanding achievement in the global marketplace, involving a strong

Local hero Rosie

Fish Farm Manager at MacLean’s Nose, Watch Commander for local fireteam, Deputy Officer for the coastguard team, Chair of the Community Council, a crofter and a mum of three – meet Rosie Curtis, a formidable woman we are proud to have on our team.  Rosie has been with us for 23 years. Encouraged to apply

Salmon and Salad

Collaboration between the University of Stirling, KelpCrofting and Mowi has resulted in the first crop of seaweed harvested from a multi-trophic aquaculture project. This milestone is important for the businesses and individuals pioneering the use of integrated multi-trophic aquaculture (IMTA) at a commercial scale. The aquaculture farms are located off the shores of Scalpay near

Highland Primary Transition Programme

In its tenth year of partnership, the latest initiative supported by Mowi and delivered by the Outward Bound Trust, is preparing pupils for the important transition to secondary school. With assistance from Mowi, 330 pupils from 39 secondary schools from within the Highland Council region will participate in an experience delivered by Outward Bound to

Graduates join Mowi Scotland in permanent roles

Mowi Scotland has hired all three graduates who joined the company 18 months ago on its graduate programme. Connie Fairbairn Connie Fairbairn, Shannon Graham and Hilary Turnbull spent 18 months learning the farming business. During this time they have been hands on at hatchery, freshwater and seawater sites, and supported through a structured programme with

Major upgrades planned for Mowi’s Blar Mhor processing facility

Mowi Scotland announces changes to its processing management to support plans for increased salmon processing capacity at its Blar Mhor facility in Fort William.  Scott Nolan has been promoted to Processing Director and will lead the redevelopment of the company’s Blar Mhor salmon processing site to build capacity to >80,000 tonnes. Industry veteran Ewan MacColl will

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