Norway-based Mowi, the world’s largest salmon farmer, saw its operating profit shrink by more than half in the second quarter as it, too, was unable to escape the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The group, which has operations all over the world and across the value chain, achieved an operational earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) of €99 million ($117 million) in the second quarter of 2020, down 53 percent when compared with the €211 million ($249.4