salmon farming Archives - MOWI - Scotland

Mowi UK wins ASC Retail Supplier of the Year Award

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

Salmon processing continues as Blar Mhor expands

Expansion of Mowi’s Blar Mhor salmon processing facility in Fort William is in full swing. When complete, the upgrade, which includes the installation of state-of-the-art robotic technologies for handling and grading salmon, will enable the facility to process and pack 200 fish per minute, and increase plant capacity to >80,000 tonnes annually. Greg Riddle, from

Finance team hits the road

The finance team hit the road in September visiting sites and meeting colleagues across farming. Speaking about the visit, Patricia Duzinkewycz, Finance Manager, said: “As part of the salmon lifecycle tour, the finance team travelled from our base in Rosyth to Fort William, visiting the farm’s office to spend time with our colleagues in the

Successful smolt transfer to larger pens at Loch Hourn

Mowi’s salmon farm at Loch Hourn has become the latest site to successfully transition to new larger pens with the installation of 7 x 160m pens, which have replaced 12 x 120m pens. While more commonplace in Norway, the larger pens are already being successfully used at several of Mowi’s farms in Scotland. There are

Protection of migrating wild salmonid populations

Interactions between farm-raised salmon and wild salmonids are complex and difficult to quantify. However, through Environmental Management Plans (EMPs) Mowi supports meaningful and well-designed monitoring surveys which provide evidence on the health and status of wild salmonid populations. Stephen MacIntyre, Head of Environment, met with The Scoop to further explain: “The ability to determine where

Health and welfare at the core of Mowi Scotland ambitions

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

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