News Archives - MOWI - Scotland

Communications Director to leave Mowi

Mowi and its Director of Communications (Scotland, Ireland and Canada) have reached mutual agreement to end the position effective August 1, 2024. Ian Roberts has been with Mowi since 1993, with positions held in salmon production and communications spanning his 31-year career. “I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the various career opportunities that the company has entrusted to

New fish vaccines developed at Mowi

Building on the success of previous collaborations between Ridgeway Biologicals Ltd and Mowi Scotland that have delivered effective vaccinations to protect fish health, the partnership has now developed a new vaccine strategy to safeguard salmon against the bacteria Yersinia ruckeri. Bacterial infection by the pathogen can lead to a disease known as enteric red mouth

Securing Scotland’s top food export

March 7, 2024 His Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) recently announced that Scottish salmon was, again, the UK’s most valuable food export in 2023. It’s also the UK’s top seafood choice. These impressive statistics are something that Mowi – the world’s largest salmon supplier – takes very seriously given that 40% of the country’s fresh

Latest tech now installed at Mowi’s Scottish salmon processing plant

Two leading global seafood companies are putting the final touches on the Fort William salmon processing plant upgrade that includes the installation of state-of-the-art food processing and packaging systems. When complete the upgrade will enable the facility to process and pack 200 fish per minute and increase plant capacity to >80,000 tonnes annually. Scott Nolan,

Mowi helps clean up Loch Ness

Staff at Mowi’s Loch Ness farm showed real community spirit last month when they stepped in to help remove 300 tyres that had been dumped in the iconic Loch Ness. The tyres were discovered by Ness District Salmon Fishery Board and the fly-tipping attracted widespread criticism and condemnation from the local community, the media and

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

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