British Salt

British Salt

British Salt Limited is a United Kingdom-based chemical company that produces pure white salt. The company is owned by the management and private equity company LDC. ] .

The salt is extracted from strata that lie approximately 180 metres below ground. Bore holes are drilled into the strata and water is forced down to dissolve the salt. The resulting brine solution is pumped along 5km of pipes back to the surface and direct into the Middlewich factory for purification and water evaporation to produce the pure salt. It is estimated that there are salt reserves sufficient for 200 years. The main uses for the salt products include:

*Water Softeners
*Chemical Industry
*Food Processing
*Animal Feeds
*Textiles & Tanning

ee also

*History of salt in Middlewich

External links

* [ British Salt website]


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