The blue color of this Iranian salt comes from the potassium ore called sylvinite. Exclusively present in halite salts. Generally pink, blue salt is extremely rare. Persian blue salt is mined in the mountainsides of Semnan province in northern Iran and more precisely in the mountain range of Ergourz.
Persian blue salt has many nutritional qualities. The raw ore extracted from the Iranian mountains is rich in calcium, magnesium, iron and potassium. With only a few tons extracted each year, Persian blue salt is one of the rarest in the world.
Some say that it reduces the acidity of the dishes thanks to its strong notes almost lemony. It is above all a very dry salt.
Very dry, it nicely replaces the white or pink salt of your mill!