Higher first-quarter harvest for Mowi, earnings rise


Atlantic salmon producer harvested 102,500 tonnes of gutted weight equivalent fish in the first-quarter of 2023

Atlantic salmon producer Mowi ASA harvested 102,500 tonnes of gutted weight equivalent (GWE) fish in the first-quarter of this year, some 5,500 tonnes more than in the corresponding period of 2022, and 4,500 tonnes more than the 98,000-tonne guidance provided with its fourth-quarter 2022 results.

According to the Bergen, Norway-headquartered group’s latest trading update, its Norwegian farm sites harvested 65,500 tonnes in the quarter, compared with 59,500 tonnes a year previously. Its Scottish operations, meanwhile, produced 11,000 tonnes in Q1, up 500 tonnes on the corresponding period of last year.

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