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Mowi renews sponsorship deal with Camanachd Association

Ahead of the start of the shinty season, Mowi Scotland has confirmed its renewal as title sponsor of the Camanachd Association. The three-year contract marks 34 years since the world-leading aquaculture and seafood company began sponsoring the sport. Speaking about the sponsorship contract, Ewan MacColl from Mowi, said: “We are delighted to continue our relationship

Applications roll in for Mowi Salmon Wagon

Applications have gone live for Scottish charities hoping to have the fundraising Mowi Salmon Wagon attend their event in 2020.  From now until February 21st, charities are able to lodge their applications with our charity panel, which has the difficult task of selecting which events the wagon will help raise funds for in the coming

Reported fish loss after storm Brendan

An inspection of Mowi Scotland’s salmon farms following storm Brendan last week revealed damage to one net pen at the company’s Colonsay location.  Mowi has confirmed a loss of 73,600 salmon (average weight 1.9 kilograms) from one net pen, after recount. The loss of fish has been reported to the regulator. The post-storm inspection revealed

New Production Director appointed at Mowi Scotland

Scotland’s largest salmon aquaculture firm has confirmed the appointment of Meritxell Diez-Padrisa as Production Director, starting February. Diez-Padrisa replaces outgoing director Gideon Pringle.  After a thorough recruitment process of qualified internal and external persons, the company is pleased to have awarded the position to an internal candidate. Ms Diez-Padrisa (DVM), has been employed with the

Successful open day for Mowi Feed Mill

November 2019; Around 50 people attended an open day held at Kyleakin Connections on Saturday, organised by the Mowi Feed Mill team. The event, which ran from 10am until 1pm, attracted a broad mix of local people, including young families, keen to understand more about the Feed Mill. Over 40 people took the opportunity to

Warm temperatures challenge fish health

Warmer than average sea temperatures this year, beginning late winter to its peak in July, have provided challenges to salmon and lumpfish survival at several of Mowi’s salmon farms in Scotland.  A recent inspection of Mowi’s Bagh Dail nan Ceann farm by the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) raised concern that lumpfish* health and

Transfer of production biomass confirms site closure

Given the successful application for a salmon farm near the isle of Scalpay, Mowi confirms the closure of Loch Ewe, as previously proposed by the company. “This relocation initiative aligns our growth plans with the Scottish Parliament’s Rural Economy & Connectivity Committee’s (RECC) recent recommendations to sustainably grow our fish production levels over the next

Mowi Salmon Wagon takes the leap at Rosyth launch

Scotland’s biggest salmon producer has joined the street food movement to provide a fundraising boost to charities across Scotland. Mowi will be hitting the road with its eye catching Mowi Salmon Wagon following its launch at the company’s Consumer Products UK headquarters in Rosyth, Fife, earlier today, Friday July 19th. The wagon serves delicious salmon

Aquaculture Stewardship Certification program moves ahead in Scotland

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) announced today an update to its Salmon Standard and Freshwater Trout Standard, thus resolving inconsistencies between the two standards and allowing for salmon smolt production to be audited against the Trout Standard.   The ASC update followed a rigorous multi-stakeholder, science-based review process, as part of ASC’s ongoing commitment to continuously

Mowi Scotland announces relocation plan for inshore farm sites

Mowi, the world’s largest salmon farming company, has revealed plans to relocate two of its salmon farm sites to locations more appropriate for modern day aquaculture. Loch Ewe and Loch Duich are two sites the company has identified as candidates for relocation due to the enclosed nature of the sea lochs where the farms are

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