Why is it called Himalayan sea salt?
Well, as the name suggests, Himalayan salt comes from salt mines in the Himalayas.
Why is salt pink?
The distinct pink hue of Himalayan salt is caused by mineral impurities. That’s right, there are no additives or process to give the salt it’s flamboyant pink colour, it is mined straight from underground and processed to make it safe to eat.
How is Himalayan rock salt formed?
Himalayan salt was actually formed around 200 million years ago when crystallized salt formations from dried sea beds were submerged by lava eruptions.