About Salt

From how it's made to its many uses


British Salt plays a crucial role in keeping the UK's industry moving, as the leading manufacturer of pure dried vacuum salt products. 


About Us

British Salt plays a crucial role in keeping the UK’s industry moving, producing nearly half a million tonnes of high purity salt every year. Read on to find out more about how salt is made and its many uses throughout Britain and beyond.

Our History and Location

Established in 1969, British Salt has been manufacturing, storing and distributing salt for the last five decades, from its state of the art plant in Middlewich. Located in the heart of Cheshire, home to expansive reserves of underground salt minerals, we’re trusted to supply high purity salt across the globe.

Customer Charter

With a reputation for high quality products, excellent service and reliability of supply, British Salt is committed to making sure our customers get the salt they need, when they need it. Our dedicated customer service team is on hand to make sure the ordering process is clear and simple. We make buying salt easy!

Our People

With a firm focus on being one of Europe’s leading salt manufacturers, at British Salt we understand the importance of an excellent team, passionate about what we do. If you’re looking for an exciting role in a cutting-edge environment or want to know what makes our team so special, find out more about life at British Salt.

Where We Deliver

Supplying salt from the heart of Cheshire, to customers worldwide. At British Salt we export our products across the globe, maintaining product integrity from manufacture, right through to point of delivery.

Mission, Vision & Values

Our mission, vision and values are much more than words on a page. They represent what our business stands for, our company goals and what makes the British Salt family so special. We live and breathe our values, to help reach our mission and vision of delivering new and innovative offerings to our customers.

Our Values