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Wild Alaskan Company Donates 95,000 Pounds of Salmon to Alaska Food Bank
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Wild Alaskan Company Donates 95,000 Pounds of Salmon to Alaska Food Bank

Wild Alaskan Company, a direct to consumer sustainably-caught seafood membership firm, has donated over 95,000 pounds of individually-portioned, wild-caught salmon valued in excess of $1.4 million to the Food Bank of Alaska.   The contribution, a mix of both sockeye and coho species, comes as communities across Alaska face the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, economic hardships and ongoing food insecurity. A 2020 Northwestern University study showed that almost one in five Alaskans experiences food insecurity.   Arron Kallenberg, founder and CEO of Wild Alaskan Company, said that “there would be no Wild Alaskan Company without Alaska. We are fortunate to be in a position to give back to Alaskans during this time of need — so that’s what we did.”  TOTE Maritime Alaska facilita...