The Scottish operation also made the second highest operating profit per kilo in Q1 2021, after organic salmon producer Mowi Ireland.
Globally Mowi harvested 125,500 tonnes in Q1, which was 9,500 tonnes more than guided in its Q4 2020 results, it said in a market update today.
The harvest volumes were:
|Farming Norway||75,000 tonnes|
|Farming Scotland||18,500 tonnes|
|Farming Canada||10,500 tonnes|
|Farming Chile||19,500 tonnes|
|Farming Ireland||1,000 tonnes|
|Farming Faroes||1,000 tonnes|
Operational earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) were €109 million, identical to the same period in 2020.
Mowi Ireland was the star performer economically with EBIT per kilo of €4.55. Mowi Scotland’s achieved EBIT per kilo of €1.45, while Mowi Canada made a loss.
Total operational EBIT per kg through the value chain was approximately as follows:
Operational EBIT in Mowi’s Consumer Products division was €32 million and in Feed €-3 million.
Reported financial net interest-bearing debt was approximately €1.275 billion at the end of the quarter.
The complete Q1 2021 report will be released on May 19.