Since Ocean Matters was founded in 2015, lumpfish have been transported by lorry to salmon sites in Scotland, Ireland and even to the Faroe Islands. The typical load per trip usually allows for between three or four pens to be stocked. By contrast, all Mowi sites in Norway are stocked with cleanerfish via wellboat. The
Fish Health Observer training at Mowi’s land-based recirculating aquaculture system Mowi’s fish health team has recently been bolstered by the recruitment of fish health observers (FHO) throughout all farming locations that oversee fish health and welfare; that includes cleaner fish deployment, welfare monitoring, biosecurity, vaccine auditing and many other important activities along the production cycle.
We were delighted to be recognised at the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) UK Awards last month. Mowi Consumer Products (CPUK) was awarded ASC UK Retail Supplier of the Year 2022 – the first time this award has been given to a retail supplier. The ASC awards aim to recognise the efforts made to deliver responsible
Mowi is proud to have been awarded a special recognition award at Compassion in World Farming (CIWF)’s Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards. The awards showcase the work of food businesses around the world that make genuine and meaningful improvements to the lives of farmed animals and the sustainability of their supply chains. Receiving the Special
Mowi Scotland’s health and welfare division brings together an impressive and diverse team of ten full-time vets and biologists from all over the world (UK, Italy, Spain, France, Australia and Chile) with a 50/50 gender balance, to look after the health and welfare of farm-raised salmon and cleanerfish throughout Mowi’s UK operations. The team is
Mowi’s production of ballan wrasse that aid in natural sea lice control has exceeded expectations. Wrasse and lumpfish – also referred to collectively as “cleaner fish” – are effective “pickers” that help keep larger fish like salmon clean of tiny external parasites. Mowi Scotland’s cleaner fish are raised in recirculating aquaculture facilities across the UK