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Mowi reflects on BBC Panorama programme

Our Commitment to Sustainable Salmon Farming Mowi’s most material value driver is the responsible development of aquaculture. We have more than 50 years’ experience of salmon farming in Scotland. We have invested over £200m in 3 years in our systems, processes and people to ensure we produce the best quality fish for our customers. Our activities are regulated, licensed and

Mowi Scotland purchases Ocean Matters aquaculture facility

Mowi Scotland have announced the purchase of Ocean Matters aquaculture facility effective 15th April 2019. The facility is located in Anglesey, North Wales. The aquaculture facility will be an important addition to Mowi’s “cleanerfish” program – fish that aid in managing levels of naturally occurring sea lice on farm-raised Atlantic salmon by picking and eating the

Mowi kicks off leisure centre fundraising with £13,500 donation

Salmon farming company Mowi Scotland Ltd has kick-started a vital fundraising drive for Lochalsh Leisure Centre.  The leisure centre, which is used by 100 people a day from Lochalsh and the local vicinity, urgently needs to replace the 30-year-old roof for its swimming pool.  Lochalsh Leisure Centre provides affordable facilities to its members and has

Scottish Business Insider ranks Mowi as country’s top salmon farming company

Moving up 12 spots from the previous year, Mowi ranks 31st out of 500 of Scotland’s top businesses.  Mowi Scotland (formerly Marine Harvest Scotland) is pleased to be recognised as a top performing company in the newly released Scottish Business Insider’s Top500 (2019). The list, released earlier this month, ranks the company 31st of 500. 

Marine Harvest Scotland is now Mowi

The company’s shares will be quoted on Oslo Børs with the new name and the new ticker “MOWI”. “Mowi is an inspirational name that recalls our pioneering spirit that has developed over the past 50 years,” says Alf-Helge Aarskog, CEO of Mowi. “Since the first salmon was farmed in 1964, we have grown into a

Marine Harvest pleased to see committee recommendations encouraging regulatory updates

A government committee report on salmon farming released today, provides recommendations that will help guide responsible growth to satisfy growing demand for its products, says Scotland’s largest salmon company. After months of drawing on formal evidence from 160 sources, the Scottish Parliament’s Rural Economy and Connectivity (REC) Committee report on salmon farming released 65 recommendations

First fast track salmon managers graduate

The first graduates of a unique fast track training programme for salmon farm managers have taken up their new positions. After a 75-week intensive scheme covering every aspect of the salmon farming business, from fish health to finance, Marine Harvest have appointed Kendal Hunter (23) and Benjamin Weis (27) to farm managers near Kyle of

Major milestone achieved in sea lice control

Two of Scotland’s leading salmon farmers have reported a major milestone in the drive to control sea lice in the most responsible, sustainable and environmentally-friendly way. Marine Harvest Scotland and Scottish Sea Farms have been working with the Institute of Aquaculture at the University of Stirling to produce farm-reared ‘cleaner fish’, so-called because they eat

Salmon farmers’ investment in fish health delivering results

Scotland’s two leading salmon farmers, Marine Harvest Scotland and Scottish Sea Farms, have reported a sustained improvement in fish health during the first five months of 2018 with a marked reduction in disease-related mortalities. Figures for both salmon farmers show that the number of fish that died as a result of disease fell by over

After 41 years, salmon farming pioneer to retire from Marine Harvest

After 41 years’ service to Scottish salmon farming, one if its pioneers has announced retirement. Steve Bracken, Business Support Manager at Marine Harvest Scotland, will retire at the end of July 2018. Beginning his career as Fish Farm Assistant at Lochailort on May 23, 1977, Steve is the longest serving employee at Marine Harvest. Steve

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