Like me, you may have wondered why Himalayan salt is pink and how it differs from the regular white variety.
So, after a quick Google search, I learned that pink Himalayan salt is made from rock crystals of salt that have been mined from areas close to the Himalayas, often in Pakistan.
It gets its rosy hue from a higher concentration of trace minerals like magnesium, potassium, and calcium. Some research suggests that this offers additional health benefits.
Proponents of Himalayan salt also say the taste is better which may be due to its level of purity. Unlike regular table salt, it contains no potentially dangerous preservatives.
Calcium carbonate, magnesium carbonate, and aluminum hydroxide are often added to improve the ability of table salt to pour. Aluminum is a light alloy that deposits into your brain – a potential cause of Alzheimer’s disease.
Pink Himalayan salt is available in fine and coarse grinds, as well as slabs that are perfect for extraordinary food preparation and presentation.
Used by top chefs today, these beautiful translucent pink crystal salt slabs serve as a cooking and curing surface, and a lovely way to present chilled foods.
- Gluten free
- Non-GMO certified
- Kosher certified
- Sustainably sourced
- Hand carved & crafted
What a wonderful and unique gift for a gourmet chef or the host/hostess who wants to make an impression at their next dinner party!
We currently carry a line of Evolution Salt Company products. They are family owned and do everything from mining to manufacturing, importation, and distribution.
Currently, the majority of all Himalayan crystal salt worldwide originates from their mines and/or factories. This allows them to maintain the highest levels of quality throughout the supply process.
Stop in the Happy Eggplant and see our wide variety of salt products and accessories!
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