Cornish Sea Salt
We have captured the freshness and purity of the Atlantic Ocean in our jars of salt crystals from the coast of Cornwall. The unique mineral profile of the crystals ensures sing, spice and sweetness in your cooking skills. The crispy crystal formation adds texture and delicious little salt bags. Naturally lower in sodium and with more than 60 healthy trace minerals, our crystals really take a beating so that you get away with 30% less use of other salts for the same intensity of taste.
It was a coincidental discovery that inspired the reinvention of the old Cornish Sea Salt industry for the modern world. The original founder, Tony Fraser, stumbled upon an iron age salt tissue while walking in a secluded bay on the south coast of Cornwall. Most people would have made a mental note and continue their lives. But Tony wanted to answer: why is such an essential element of the agricultural and fur farming sector in the province becoming extinct? Because rock salt had become an easier way to harvest the mineral.
The idea influenced him so deeply that he was determined to re-imagine the sea salt industry for the 21st century. Cornish Sea Salt was founded in 2008 to bridge the ancient and modern worlds. The production is still inspired by the original methods to harvest the goodness of the ocean, but nowadays it is sustainable and ecologically responsible. Moreover, the old industry is future-proof for the community and routed in ethical ideals. This would be one of the few marine salt industries that harvest from open water, more specifically the protected waters of the Atlantic Ocean that lurk on the shores of The Lizard, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
And among the beauty there is a totally unique geographical environment, which determines the taste and the high mineral content of our sea salt. Serpentine, once so popular in the Victorian era, and gabbro, are both rich in magnesium and calcium, two of the most important minerals in our sea salt and essential for life on earth.
Our distinctive blue pots are just as good in Michelin starred restaurants as on the tables of home cooks who appreciate not only the taste and quality of artisanal sea salt, but also the exciting versatility and creativity that it can offer.