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Svalbarði wins twice at Fine Water Awards 2017

Svalbarði wins twice at Fine Water Awards 2017

Svalbarði is just back from a successful trip to the prestigious Fine Waters International Tasting Competition 2017 in Guangzhou, China.     Svalbarði Polar Iceberg Water was judged by a panel of 5 leading international water sommeliers and we're proud to have won a Gold Medal for our glass bottle design and a Silver Medal for taste in the Super Low Minerality category.     The awards are all the more impressive because Svalbardi was competing against 104 different bottled water entries from around the world. This professional recognition underlines just how unique and special Svalbarði really is. It comes on top...

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Celebrating World Environment Day On Svalbard

Celebrating World Environment Day On Svalbard

Monday was World Environment Day and this year's theme is all about connecting people to nature. As being in nature is in the very DNA of Svalbard's residents going back centuries, we feel the importance of the connection to nature very personally. This video from Norwegian outdoor clothing producer Norrøna gives a view of the Svalbard  outdoor life.     Svalbarði encourages you to get outdoors and appreciate the beauty of our planet. The Svalbard and arctic way of life brings us outdoors on a daily basis marveling at stunning landscapes and wildlife. As the Norwegian saying goes, "ut på tur,...

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Svalbardi Refreshes VIPs at a High-Profile Art Exhibition in London

Svalbardi Refreshes VIPs at a High-Profile Art Exhibition in London

Svalbarði was delighted to recently gain some new admirers of its refreshing bottled polar iceberg water. We sponsored a fundraising event for the Sir Hubert Von Herkomer Arts Foundation, a Camden-based charity, which educates children from primary and secondary state schools with after-school art classes. The Foundation’s 2017 Annual Exhibition took place on 5th April at Alon Fine Arts Gallery in Mayfair and was attended by VIPs and celebrities. The high-profile guests enjoyed the crisp, clean taste of Svalbarði while raising money for a good cause.   Svalbarði representatives were on hand to answer questions about the polar iceberg beverage...

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Svalbard: The Ultimate Arctic Tourist Destination

Svalbard: The Ultimate Arctic Tourist Destination

Halfway between Norway and the North Pole lies the Svalbard archipelago, a fragile haven of pristine wilderness and untamed wildlife where polar bears roam free and a plethora of bird species adorn the rugged cliffs. This beautiful natural environment is home to Svalbard’s glaciers, the ultimate source of Svalbarði’s pure iceberg water.   The world discovers Svalbard Although humans have known of Svalbard since potentially the 12th century, tourists only began discovering it in the past century, keen to experience its unique beauty. Indeed, it is the kind of beauty that cannot be captured by even the best photographers. As...

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Svalbardi at Chevre d'Or in Eze

Svalbarði to Be Served at Gourmet Wine Lunch on Côte d'Azur

Building on the strong impression that Svalbarði Polar Iceberg Water has already made on the French and Monegasque markets, our ultra-premium beverage will be delighting taste buds at another highlight of the region’s exclusive social calendar. To be held at the Château de La Chèvre d’Or in the scenic Èze-village on 30th April 2017, the May Day gourmet lunch will be a sophisticated Russian Easter celebration. It will bring together culinary excellence and captivating entertainment as part of a glamorous affair. Offering stunning panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea and the French Riviera, the Château de La Chèvre d’Or is...

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CBS News on the Svalbard Global Seed Vault

CBS News on the Svalbard Global Seed Vault

There are a few things about Svalbard that many people know about Svalbard without realizing that they know it. One is that if you have ever seen a documentary on the Arctic or polar bears, the odds are very high that you were looking at Svalbard. BBC's landmark Frozen Planet series for example. As a base for polar science research, the archipelago is also well equipped to show that research to the world. Photo courtesy of Jason Roberts Productions The other is that we are the home of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. The so-called Doomsday Vault. Many people have...

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