Black Lime & Chili Salt
Black Lime & Chili Salt
Black Lime & Chili Salt
Black Lime & Chili Salt
Black Lime & Chili Salt
Black Lime & Chili Salt

Black Lime & Chili Salt

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Our Black Lime & Chili Salt is produced in partnership with the Syracuse Salt Co, a father-daughter team that produces salt by evaporating natural brine pumped from an aquifer hundreds of feet underground.

The salt is hand-blended with our Black Lime and three different chilis for a seasoning that is savory, tart and just a little bit spicy. It'll become a staple in your kitchen!

  • Origin: Turkey, Guatemala & Syracuse, NY
  • Process:¬†Slowly dehydrated salt water, then hand-blended with spices
  • Ingredients: Syracuse Salt Crystals (NaCl), Black Urfa Chili, Black Lime, Silk Chili, Cobanero Chili
  • Tasting notes: Savory¬†‚Äʬ†Tart¬†‚Äʬ†A Little Spicy

This salt does not supply iodide, a necessary nutrient.

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David and Libby, otherwise known as the father-daughter dynamic duo making up Syracuse Salt Co.

David was born and raised in the industrial town of Syracuse, NY, which sits on the edge of Onondaga Lake. The town got the nickname the "Salt City" way back in the 18th century for the salt springs found all along the shores of the lake.

In fact, the massive salt deposit in the Salina shale formation (from 400+ million years ago!) made Syracuse the epicenter for salt production in the United States in the 1800s.

Fast forward to today. David left his job as a grounds manager for Sodexo to start a salt company. He rented a small warehouse and hired a crew to install a long pipe deep into a patch of dirt right outside the warehouse.

How deep? He'd reviewed the geological surveys for the area, but you can never be certain what you'll find until you start digging. So they started digging, crossing their fingers to hit a well of incredibly salty water before they got to the impenetrable bedrock below.

After digging 300 feet straight down, David gave the OK to stop. He tasted the water that they pumped up through a green garden hose, and his eyes lit up. They were pulling up pristine water from the shale that was 13% salt, which is 3 times the salinity of ocean water. Syracuse Salts Co. was in business.

Today, David and his daughter Libby have a small but growing salt production facility. While mineral salt is typically mined in big blocks and ground by heavy industrial machinery, Syracuse Salt Co. gently evaporates the salty water to form crunchy cubic towers. Then, the salt is scooped up, laid out on trays to dry, and carefully sifted to preserve its perfect shape and texture.

We don't have as much of their salt as we'd like, but they're working hard on expanding their facility so that this can be a regular item for us!

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10/21/2021
Shaesta R.
United States
buy buy buy

i bought 3 more jars after i received the first one. you'll never want to use regular salt again! eggs, avo toast, sautéed veggies, sandwiches, potatoes, margaritas, you name it! please never stop making this! i need this in a bulk container option. jars need plastic shaker attachment!!!

GB
09/15/2021
Glen B.
United States United States
Black lime chilli salt

Great on anything you use salt on. Especially steaks

RD
09/12/2021
Rita D.
United States United States
This is my go-to seasoning

I bought the first jar to try out the black lime and chili salt and ended up buying four jars, one for every cook in my family. It is a perfect balance of salt, lime and heat and so very versatile. I have used it when cooking to season everything from meat to roasted vegetables and also put it on garden tomato sandwiches, raita, and chicken salad. Can't thank Libby and David enough!

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08/21/2021
Anonymous
United States United States
Just the facts

Uhm, I purchased it for my son who is in another state….he loves it.

SB
08/13/2021
Sharon B.
United States United States
My favorite

I love it so much I have to use the other spices sometimes!

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