Kvarøy Arctic wins Expo East’s 2022 NEXTY Awards for best new frozen product

-->Island of Kvaroy, Norway – Kvarøy Arctic (pronounced “Kwa-ray”), a third-generation, family-owned company that sustainably farms Atlantic salmon along the Norwegian Arctic Circle, is pleased to announce that it has been named the winner of Expo East’s NEXTY Awards in the “Best New Frozen Product” for its Kvarøy Arctic Salmon Hot Dogs. This award recognizes the most progressive, impactful and reliable products in the natural food industry.

Made with American Heart Association certified sustainable Kvarøy Arctic Atlantic salmon, Kvarøy Arctic’s Salmon Hot Dogs have a hot dog-like texture that makes them easy to grill or bake, with a result that’s both juicy and perfectly browned for serving. These new frozen pantry staples are non-GMO, gluten-free and can be stored in the freezer for up to a year. They also have a full weekly recommended amount of Omega 3 fatty acids in one serving, making it a nutritious meal choice as well.

“We are honored to have both our product and related efforts recognized by the New Hope Network, which has a proven track record of spotting the biggest innovators within the CPG and retail ecosystem,” said Kvarøy Arctic CEO Alf- Goran Knutsen. “It is our ongoing goal to combine the ideas of delicious, nutritious and sustainable through our products and to make these factors accessible to all consumers, and we believe our salmon hot dogs convey this excellently.”

However, Kvarøy Arctic’s salmon hot dogs are more than just delicious and nutritious – they also serve a conscious purpose. Reducing food waste is an important part of Kvarøy Arctic’s sustainability goal, and the company does this by using the trimmings and leftovers from its fish to create delicious, hearty and purposeful hot dogs. Kvarøy Arctic’s salmon hot dogs offer just one solution to avoiding food waste, while also providing an exciting and accessible new way to enjoy salmon at home.


From collaborating to develop special, sustainable feeds that remove PCBs and dioxins in larger fish, to using fermented microalgae as a source of omega-3 fatty acids, Kvarøy Arctic remains an active advocate and leader in providing sustainable salmon at an affordable price. prize to fight food and climate injustice.

Kvarøy Arctic has a national distribution, and the salmon hot dogs are available at Whole Foods and on Amazon. Other Kvarøy Arctic products include fresh and frozen fillets, portions, smoked salmon and salmon burgers. Learn about the heritage of Kvarøy Arctic by visiting, Instagram @KvaroyArctic, Facebook @KvaroyArctic and Twitter @KvaroyArctic.

About Kvaroy Arctic:

Kvarøy Arctic is a third generation Atlantic salmon farm on the island of Kvarøy along the Norwegian Arctic Circle. Led by CEO Alf-Gøran Knutsen, Production Manager Gjermund Olsen and Operations Manager Håvard Olsen, the Kvarøy Arctic team ushers in a new era of sustainability for salmon farming as a net producer of fish protein with a commitment to traceability and transparency via IBM blockchain. technology.

Recognized by Fast Company as one of the world’s most innovative companies by 2022, Kvarøy Arctic is the first farmed fin whale to bear the Fair Trade USA seal and is BAP, ASC and Global GAP certified. The salmon has the meoir of the cold, clear waters of Norway with delicate marine flavors and a light salty taste. It is one of a small number of farmed fish certified by the American Heart Association® Heart-Check Program.

Kvarøy Arctic is currently available for immediate delivery on, through Pod Foods, at restaurants and at select retailers such as Whole Foods Market locations in the US, Giant Eagle stores and more.