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Most people probably think of salt as simply that white granular food seasoning found in a salt shaker on virtually every dining table. It is that, surely, but it is far more. It is an essential element in the diet of not only humans but of animals, and even of many plants. It is one of the most effective and most widely used of all food preservatives. Read more...
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Excerpt: Salt, or sodium chloride, is a chemical compound that has the formula NaCI. Seawater contains an average of 2.6% NaCI, or 26 million metric tons cubic kilometre, which is an inexhaustible supply.
The combination of smooth, sweet caramel, crunchy sea salt flakes and dark chocolate may sound quirky, but the texture and flavour make them impossible to put down. And with Easter just around the corner, they make a great alternative to Easter Eggs and as home-made gifts.
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The world of salt is fascinating! Throughout human history, salt has been the subject of wars, used as currency and been as expensive as gold, because it is essential for life. In recent years, salt has become the “bad boy” of ingredients because, like most things, you can have too much of a good thing. And as such, salt has attracted a lot of press, both good and bad. When we see in interesting article, it will be included on this page along with any articles about Olsson Pacific. Click here for more news stories
Australia’s Answer to Fleur de Sel
The ancient tradition of making sea salt into flakes is a closely guarded secret and has taken over a decade for Olsson Pacific to perfect. Olsson’s Sea Salt Flakes are made in the Spencer Gulf in South Australia. Olsson’s are the first company in Australia to produce “flat” Sea Salt Flakes (similar to the French “fleur de sel” sea salt flakes), an extremely delicate sea salt flake, easily crumbled in the fingers. Many other salt flakes have a “pyramid” shape, making their structure more durable and as a consequence, less delicate.
Olsson’s Sea Salt Flakes are:
Olsson's Sea Salt Flakes are available in the following packaging options: