For Immediate Release – September 10, 2019

Contact:  Laura Cristobal Andersland, Salty Wahine Gourmet Hawaiian Sea Salts, 808-378-4089,,, 1-3529 Kaumualii Highway Unit 2B, Hanapepe, HI 96716

Hanapepe, Hawaii-

Salty Wahine’s Hot Lava has been awarded the 1st Place 2019 Artisan Flave Award in the Salt category.  Hot Lava is a spicy and smoky garlic salt.  Hot Lava is great on steak, shrimp, salmon, popcorn, sliced tomatoes, and anything else you would put salt and pepper on.

Laura Cristobal Andersland, Salty Wahine Owner, said “I am so pleased that Hot Lava received this prestigious award.  Hot Lava is special.  Every time someone tastes Hot Lava their immediate reaction is “WOW”!”

Madison, WI:  The Artisan Flave Awards succeeded in its mission to provide specialty, craft-made and artisan food manufacturers the opportunity to compete on an international stage against similar sized companies.  The 2019 “Artisan Flave Awards” organized by the International Flavor Awards, LLC, featured products submitted from Europe, England, Australia, Canada, and South America.

The “Artisan Flave Awards” boasted winners from unique artisan hand crafted products included but not limited to; “bean to bar” chocolate, healing Kombucha elixirs and delectable chutneys made with eggplant!  Hundreds of other products entered the winners circle like spectacular sauces, sweet and savory jams and jellies, and sassy salts and nut mix creations.  As an organization, the International Flavor Awards, LLC provides impartial and knowledgeable judging of food & drink products throughout a variety of genres and themes.  The Flave Awards strive to bring value to our food-based competitions and promote the outstanding products and companies that set themselves apart by being known as a “Flave Award Winner”!

For more information on the International Flavor Awards contact Rob Grether  (608) 721-4038 email: ;  website: