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Maya Sea Salt
White Gold or Mayan Sea Salt has been the subject of numerous books and scholarly papers written about the trade routes of the ancient Mayans. Some have estimated that 3 to 6 tons of sea salt per day had to be transported by canoe and on human backs into the interior to supply the Mayan people whose population then is estimated to have been greater than the population of the same region today. This sea salt was produced on both sides of Central America in what is now Guatemala, Mexico, Belize, and even into Honduras and El Salvador. Recently discovered archeology sites (many now underwater) attest to the vastness of this ancient enterprise. Our FDA-registered operation is within walking distance of one of the Mayan sites.
Table salt is highly refined and what is left after this refining process is almost pure sodium chloride. It is mined from the earth, so it starts off as a raw form of sodium chloride with other beneficial minerals mixed in. However, the refining process strips these other natural minerals away, leaving a higher per-granule sodium content behind. Granule for granule of table salt, you are getting a higher sodium content. Sea salt also contains the necessary minerals of magnesium, calcium, potassium, and bromide, to name a few. You don't get these additional minerals with table salt, because they have all been stripped away by high-heat processing.
The Mayans needed the salt for their health but you can have it to add a savory but not “salty” finish to your most demanding recipes. Unaltered straight from the sea to your table - Learn what Picky Chefs already know
Not all salts are created equal. You don’t skimp on anything else in your recipe, why skimp on the salt?
Learn what picky chefs already know:
Not all salts are created equal.
Maya Natural Sea Salt is packaged in 12 oz bags, each wrapped with a colorful textile band woven by the Guatemalan people, descendants of the ancient Maya. Maya Natural Sea Salts is 100% minority owned.
Ingredients: This product contains only hand-harvested natural sea salt. It contains no additives, including anti-caking agents or iodine.