Multi X brings ultra-premium ArkA salmon, new Latitude 45 products to Seafood Expo North America

Multi X Commercial Director Fernando Pérez
Multi X Commercial Director Fernando Pérez | Photo by Cliff White/SeafoodSource
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Puerto Montt, Chile-based salmon-farming firm Multi X touted its ultra-premium ArkA “Antarctic” salmon at the 2024 edition of Seafood Expo North America (SENA), as well as new Latitude 45-branded products.

The ArkA brand was launched in 2021 into retail, including hot- and cold-smoked products. The brand features Atlantic salmon farmed in Chile’s Region XII – the Magallanes region – that are antibiotic-free, Aquaculture Stewardship Council-certified, and Best Aquaculture Practices 4-Star-certified.

At this year's show, Multi X celebrated an expansion of its ArkA line to include and foodservice offerings at SENA in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. on 11 March.

“ArkA is special. There is a need in fine dining for ultra-premium, antibiotic-free Antarctic salmon, and ArkA is the solution,” Multi X Business Development Director Jorge Goles Niemann said. “We are excited to bring ArkA to those looking for a consistent supply of ultra-premium, antibiotic-free Antarctic salmon that is 100 percent traceable throughout our entire value chain. From farm to harvest, to shipping and distribution, our vertically integrated operation makes ArkA one of the most transparent and sustainable salmon brands available today.”

Goles Niemann praised the salmon’s “firm texture, intense color, and high retention of omega-3s” – citing company studies showing it contains 2,470 milligrams of omega-3s per 3-ounce serving.

Multi X Chief Sales and Marketing Officer Fernando Pérez said his firm was also debuting Latitude 45 Smoked Salmon Candy Bites and Smoked Chipotle Salmon to “bring consumers a ready-to-eat hot smoked product that inspires at-home cooks with familiar sweet and spicy taste profiles.”

“We’re proud of how much consumers enjoy our products and celebrate the love American shoppers have shown our Latitude 45 brand, welcoming it into their weekly meal rotations making it a [top] household favorite salmon brand,” Pérez said.

Multi X is Chile’s biggest salmon smoker, and the company is leaning on its expertise and size to cater its offerings to a changing ...

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