WE LOVE FOOD

We are about the love of food and helping connect people in moments of pleasure from food and drink. We know taste enhances mood and Maldon salt offers a little magic no matter the meal occasion, culture or cuisine. We have a passion for inspiring home cooks and professional chefs alike.

OUR SALT

The pyramid flakes are characteristics of Maldon, recognised the world over as the finest of sea salts. Our flakes release their saltiness with sweet precision, a fresh intensity and clean taste. A highly versatile ingredient that can be used at any point in the cooking process.

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INSPIRATION

We want to inspire and encourage fun and enjoyment with experimentation with a view to elevating any dish to the extraordinary. We want to help create moments and experiences, stirring emotions that last beyond a meal.

Australian Christmas dinner including roast chicken, potatoes and vegetables

INNOVATION

We may be approaching 140 years of age but at Maldon salt we are always looking forward with invention and excitement. We want to help inspire imagination and create the desire to share those experiences with us at the heart of the table.

Historic photo of Maldon Salt workers posing next to salt truck

WHERE WE BEGAN

A famous name is born. Since 1882, our salt has been made with the same traditional artisan methods in the coastal town of Maldon. It is unchanging yet ever-changing, constant yet continuously challenging. However, the salt always remains the same.

Maldon Salt downs site in the 1950s

FOUR GENERATIONS OF EXCELLENCE

Four generations of master salt makers have been hand harvesting the naturally formed pyramid crystals that have become Maldon‘s signature. The Osborne family have been making the finest quality salt for a century. That‘s a long time and a lot of salt for a family that’s both custodians of an ancient culinary tradition and creators of a globally recognised brand.

Historic photo of Osbourne family harvesting Maldon salt with salt rakes

A FAMILY BUSINESS

These days, it‘s rare to find a family-grown business that‘s still family run. Today sees Steve Osborne at the helm, following in the footsteps of his father Clive, grandfather Cyril and great grandfather James.

Steve and Clive Osbourne at Maldon salt marsh

WHAT WE DO

We hand harvest our flakes to ensure they are perfect in both taste and texture. We then package them and send them out around the world. But it doesn’t end there. We take it upon ourselves to inspire chefs and gastronomes plus each new generation of up and coming talent, wherever they may be. Whatever we do, we do it with passion.

Man working in salt pan with salt rake

OUR CRAFT

Salt makers born and bred, we’ve been hand harvesting our world famous sea salt flakes in the coastal town of Maldon since 1882. These twisting shorelines of England have been alive with salt making for almost a thousand years.

Hasselback potatoes seasoned with sea salt

SUSTAINABILITY

As a company, we take our corporate social responsibility to our customers, our partners and ourselves – extremely seriously. It’s very much a part of our culture. We are always seeking ways to lessen our footprint and are aiming to achieve zero carbon emissions by 2025. It’s all part of our commitment to global environmental sustainability.

Aerial view of Maldon salt marshes

ROYAL WARRANT

In 2010, we welcomed Her Majesty the Queen to our salt works in Maldon. Two years later, we were granted a Royal Warrant as official purveyors of sea salt.

ASSOCIATE MEMBER OF THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF CULINARY ARTS

The Academy is Britain’s leading professional association of Head Chefs, Pastry Chefs,
Restauranteurs and suppliers. It is committed to the education and training of
young people in the hospitality industry.

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OUR MISSION

To unite people through moments of food and drink everywhere, every day.

OUR PURPOSE

Create and celebrate great taste.

OUR VISION

To inspire chefs, home cooks or foodies to enjoy Maldon salt with passion every day, taking the simple to the extraordinary.

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