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Saltverk Sea Salt - Lava (90g)

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Saltverk is one of the few entirely sustainable flaky sea salt producers in the world. The flaky sea salt are handmade pyramid-like crystal salt flakes that contain the flavor and taste of the Nordic region from which the raw materials used in it is derived. Saltverk Sea Salt includes minerals necessary for the human body and embodies calmness reminiscent of the location of its tranquil production surroundings.

The black lava salt is Icelandic geothermal flaky sea salt coloured with activated charcoal from volcanic lava stones. The activated charcoal is a natural detoxifier that has health benefits. Its dark colour brings great contrast and finish to your dish and is sure to surprise your guests.

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£6.99

Saltverk is one of the few entirely sustainable flaky sea salt producers in the world. The flaky sea salt are handmade pyramid-like crystal salt flakes that contain the flavor and taste of the Nordic region from which the raw materials used in it is derived. Saltverk Sea Salt includes minerals necessary for the human body and embodies calmness reminiscent of the location of its tranquil production surroundings.

Handcrafted and artisanal salt smoked with Icelandic birch. The salt is dried over birch smoke according to an old tradition which gives it a characteristic and very strong smoky flavor unlike anything you have tried before.

Our salt making method is based on the 17th century old method practiced as well in Reykjanes. Reykjanes has some of the cleanest seawater imaginable which is the raw material used for making sea salt, where the North Arctic Ocean stream goes down the bay of Isaardardjup. On Reykjanes exists a lively wild life, consisting of whales, seals and birds. Not to mention the geysers, which the place derives its name from, that are still active and spread all over Reykjanes.

Saltverk is a newly established company which makes artisan flaky sea salt, using two centuries old method, in the Westfjords of Iceland. It is located on a small peninsula, Reykjanes, separating two fjords, surrounded with high mountains.

The Danish king established a saltwork in Reykjanes when Iceland was a part of the Danish kingdom. At that time the Danes had interest in Icelandic sheries and exports and the main purpose of the historic saltwork was to produce enough salt to satisfy the salt need of the Baccalà export of Iceland. The reason for it being situated in Reykjanes was how close the geysers were to the sea.

We pump the sea-water to open pans where we pre-heat it until it becomes a strong brine, a salinity level of 17-20%. Then we boil the brine until white crystals appear on the surface and slowly fall to the bottom of the pan. Then we draw the pan and drain any remaining liquid. Then it is dried and put into packaging.

During this whole process we use 206 °F hot geyser water from the hot springs of Reykjanes where we use it in the pre-heating, boiling and drying process of our salt. Geothermal energy is the sole energy source used, which means during our whole process we leave zero carbon footprints on the environment and no CO2 and CH4 emissions.

It is with regret that we are unable to share with you more information about this product. Various EU legislation forbids us (and all other food business operators) from claiming that these products can offer any possible health benefits. Many of our customers already know about these foods, and come back to us time and time again for their favourite items. We ask customers new and old to do your own research, and to trust Raw Living to provide you and your nearest and dearest with the best quality products at the lowest prices. Thank you for your understanding.

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Free delivery to the UK for all orders over £99 (ex of vat)

Courier deliveries are Monday to Friday.  Couriers do not deliver on Saturdays.

Royal Mail 24 & 48 hour details

  • This service is 24hr or 48hr including delivery on Saturdays.
  • Online tracking.
  • Mainland UK - including Highlands & Islands.

DPD Details

  • This is a 'next day' service with DPD (mainland UK). NOTE: This is a standard service - you do NOT pay extra for this and next day is not guaranteed.
  • While the vast majority of orders placed before midday are dispatched the same day, this is not guaranteed. Please note there is no Saturday delivery.
  • Please note: At exceptionally busy periods it might not be possible to deliver your order the next day.

UPS Details

  • Delivery will take anything from 2-3 days to 2 weeks to arrive. Please track your order with the details provided. 

For orders over 25kg, please call +44 (0)1803 658989, or email martin@rawliving.eu for discounted prices and for carriage rates.

If you do not see your destination country listed, please email martin@rawliving.eu, or call +44 (0)1803 658989 and we will look at the best rate for the weight and value of your order.

United Kingdom
WeightServiceCost
Up to 4Kg Royal Mail Tracked (48 Hour) £3.75
Up to 4Kg Royal Mail Tracked (24 Hour) £5.00
Up to 25Kg required for fragile packages Courier - DPD (24 Hour) £6.00
25Kg - 50Kg Courier - DPD (24 Hour) £12.00
50Kg - 75Kg Courier - DPD (24 Hour) £18.00
Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, France, Germany, Czech, Poland
WeightServiceCost
Up to 500g Royal Mail Int'l Tracked £8.00
500g - 1Kg Royal Mail Int'l Tracked £10.00
1Kg - 25Kg Courier - DPD £10.00
Austria, Denmark Estonia, Italy, Latvia, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Spain, Lithuania
WeightServiceCost
Up to 500g Royal Mail Int'l Tracked £8.00
500g - 1Kg Royal Mail Int'l Tracked £10.00
Up to 25Kg Courier - DPD £13.00
Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Finland, Romania
WeightServiceCost
Up to 500g Royal Mail Int'l Tracked £8.00
500g - 1Kg Royal Mail Int'l Tracked £10.00
Up to 25Kg Courier - DPD £20.00
Greece
WeightServiceCost
Up to 500g Royal Mail Int'l Tracked £8.00
500g - 1Kg Royal Mail Int'l Tracked £10.00
Up to 25Kg Courier - DPD £25.00
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland, Norway, Switzerland, Serbia, Croatia
WeightServiceCost
Upto 500g Courier - UPS £10.50
500g to 1Kg  Courier - UPS £12.50
1Kg to 2Kg Courier - UPS £15.50
2Kg - 20Kg Courier - UPS £25.00
Rest of the World (Excluding USA & Canada)
WeightServiceCost
Up to 200g and under £40 Royal Mail Airmail (untracked) £5.50
200g - 400g and under £40 Royal Mail Airmail (untracked) £8.50
400g - 750g and under £40 Royal Mail Airmail (untracked) £11.50
750g - 1Kg and under £40 Royal Mail Airmail (untracked) £13.50
Up to 500g Royal Mail Int'l Tracked £10.50
500g - 1Kg Royal Mail Int'l Tracked £12.50
1Kg - 2Kg Royal Mail Int'l Tracked £18.50
Up to 25Kg Courier - DPD call for price

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Some countries will not allow the import of certain products. It is the responsibility of the customer to establish what their country rules and regulations are. Raw Living cannot be held responsible for orders delayed or returned by customs. If a package is returned by customs we will be charged, and this cost, together with the original carriage cost and a 10% handling fee will be deducted from any refund requested.

Please note that we periodically review carriage rates and they are subject to slight changes. We do not seek to make profit from carriage and in many cases they are heavily discounted.

*packaging is approx 50g on small orders up to 200g on larger orders. so for example, if you purchased 1.81kg of goods, this would be dispatched by courier and the carriage charge would be for 2kg

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