Founded in 2011, the Isle of Skye Sea Salt Company is the first to produce salt on the Isle of Skye for 300 years.
Harvested from the mineral-rich sea waters of Loch Snizort, the pure sea salt crystals have a distinct texture and flavour that have won awards and acclaim by foodies and professional chefs alike.
From the outset, being a sustainable and environmentally friendly business was central to the ethos. Director, Chris Watts used his extensive experience in sustainable design to develop a solar evaporation process that would have a minimal impact on the environment. The Isle of Skye Sea Salt Company was the first in the UK to develop its production process using only the sun and the wind to evaporate the water. There is no mains power on the evaporation site. To learn more about the process, please see Our Ethos.
Chris and Meena Watts run the business on the Isle of Skye where they have also built an eco-home.