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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

New Mowi salmon brand makes a splash in the fresh fish category

Mowi, the largest salmon farmer in the world, introduces range of premium salmon under innovative new consumer brand, MOWI The range includes restaurant quality products making excellent results easy for customers at home Launching exclusively in Sainsbury’s on 24 March, RRP from £4.50 Mowi, the world’s leading seafood company, today unveils its new consumer brand,

Change to Mowi Scotland farming management

Mowi Scotland welcomes a new Production Director in May, allowing for incumbent Meritxell Diez-Padrisa to focus on continued biological improvements in farming in Scotland, Ireland and the Faroes, as Fish Health Director.    “Mowi’s recent Capital Markets Day highlighted the synergies expected from close cooperation between Scotland, Ireland and the Faroes,” says Ben Hadfield, COO

The Scottish Salmon Company and Mowi collaborate on site exchange initiative

  Two of Scotland’s leading salmon producers, The Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) and Mowi, have agreed an arrangement to exchange groups of their sites to support continuous improvement and sustainable health management.  The agreement will see ownership of SSC’s Trilleachan Mor site on Loch Seaforth on the east of the Isle of Harris and its

Mowi Scotland first to achieve ASC certification for five seawater sites

Mowi Scotland has achieved certification from the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) for four seawater salmon farms this month, bringing its total of ASC certified farms to eight. Mowi’s seawater farms at Loch Linnhe, Gorsten, Marulaig Bay and Stulaigh join Loch Leven in achieving ASC certification, complimenting previous certification of the company’s freshwater rearing sites. This

Countdown to Brexit

From 1st January 2021, there will be new rules governing how Mowi Scotland does business with the European Union (EU) – the largest single export market for fresh whole Scottish salmon.  While there continues to be uncertainty regarding a trade deal with the EU, Mowi and the entire salmon sector have made it very clear

Final organic salmon harvested from Loch Ewe

Following agreement with Wester Ross Area Salmon Fishery Board, Mowi is closing operations at its salmon farm at Loch Ewe. The final harvest of organic salmon from the farm was sold at market early November.   Mowi had identified Loch Ewe as candidate for relocation due to limited production capabilities dictated by the enclosed nature

Mowi ranked most sustainable protein producer

Mowi has been ranked as the world’s most sustainable protein producer for the second year in a row by the FAIRR Initiative. Coller FAIRR Protein Producer Index assesses the world’s 60 largest publicly-listed animal protein producers, worth a combined USD 338 billion. Firms are ranked against ten environmental, social and governance (ESG)-related criteria including GHG

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