News Archives - MOWI - Scotland

Mowi Scotland to establish native woodland on Skye

Mowi Scotland has been granted funding by Scottish Forestry, the Scottish Government agency responsible for forestry policy, support and regulation, following a successful application to establish 102 hectares of native broadleaved woodland on the Isle of Skye. Mowi operates a number of fish farms on Skye, including at Caol Mor where our three local farms

Reducing carbon footprint at Blar Mhor

BSW Group members, BSW Timber and Scott Pallets have joined forces to design and produce innovative timber pallets which will help Mowi to reduce its carbon emissions. 65,000 tonnes of fresh salmon is chilled, packed and shipped throughout the UK and abroad from Mowi’s flagship production facility, Blar Mhor, on timber pallets. Mowi approached Scott

MOWI celebrates big wins in esteemed food awards

MOWI ended the year with much to celebrate with core and new products winning three prestigious 2023 awards. MOWI celebrated wins in the Quality Food Awards, The Grocer’s Top Product Launches, and the Good Housekeeping Institute’s Taste Tests. This recognition by industry experts reinforces MOWI’s commitment to drive innovation and excitement in the fish category.

North Kilbrannan salmon farm approval becomes major boost for Mowi and its community-led harbour rejuvenation project

Mowi Scotland received unanimous council approval on November 28, 2023, for its salmon farm proposal in Kintyre’s Kilbrannan Sound which will create 10 permanent jobs and lead to substantial investment to reinvigorate the local community harbour in Carradale. Designed to have minimal visual impact on the environment, the new farm – North Kilbrannan – will

Mowi produces first eggs from Scottish broodstock in 20 years

With approvals received for Mowi Scotland’s broodstock and egg facility at Ardessie, the first eggs have now been collected from specially selected Mowi broodstock.   For the past several years, Mowi Scotland has been reliant on external egg supply since the export ban of ova from Norway restricted the supply of high-quality eggs available to

Mowi extends record shinty sponsorship

As fans and clubs reflect on another great season of shinty in 2023, Mowi has provided another cause for celebration with the announcement that it is extending its sponsorship for a further three years, marking an incredible 38 years of support for the Highland sport of shinty. Mowi CEO Ben Hadfield said: “We are pleased

Mowi named most sustainable protein producer fifth year in a row

November 7, 2023 For the fifth consecutive year, Mowi has been ranked the most sustainable animal protein producer by the Coller FAIRR Protein Producer Index. The Coller FAIRR Protein Producer Index is the most detailed assessment of the largest meat, dairy and farmed fish producers in the world. Rankings for each of the 60 companies assessed

MOWI wins ASC Brand of the Year Award 2023

Nina Gomeche, MOWI Brand Manager, and Robin Brown, Head of Technical and Development at Mowi Consumer Products, collect ASC Award MOWI has been voted the ASC Brand of the Year for 2023 in the Aquaculture Stewardship Council UK annual awards ceremony at the Fishmonger’s Hall in London on October 26th. The dedicated ASC awards celebrate

Mowi International returns with a bang

Scotland’s journey to Newry, Ireland, for the highly anticipated Mowi Shinty Hurling International culminated in a compelling match, ending in Ireland’s triumph by 22-14. The game, marked by intense sportsmanship and fervent energy, showcased the unwavering dedication and skill of both teams, leaving an indelible mark on the sporting landscape. Amidst the fervour, heartfelt appreciation

Mowi Salmon Rosyth boosts local sports clubs with £10,000 in Cash for Kids Sports Challenge

For the second year in a row, Mowi Salmon Rosyth was delighted to partner with Bauer Media in its Cash for Kids Sports Challenge which saw sports clubs from across Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and Falkirk raise £74,149.63. This phenomenal total was then boosted by £10,000 by Mowi. The total of £84,149.63 will now be

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