Mowi: New tech necessary to satisfy global demand for farmed salmon

Mowi's Tidal project.

Both the volume and value of farmed Atlantic salmon trade globally have soared over the past two decades, but the industry must onboard innovative technology if it wants to keep up with continued demand, according to Bergen, Norway-headquartered Mowi, the world’s largest salmon farming firm.

The 2023 edition of Mowi’s annual Salmon Farming Industry Handbook suggests the industry continues to be a “good fit” with global trends, as Atlantic salmon is “a healthy, resource-efficient, and climate-friendly product.” There’s rising demand for more sustainable food and a willingness from the public to pay for it, making a product like salmon “attractive to consumers,” Mowi found.

According to Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates, worldwide Atlantic salmon consumption in 2022 amounted to around ... 

Photo courtesy of Mowi

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