A new salt production facility has gone into operation in Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong province, to meet the increasing demand in the high-end domestic market, according to the Guangdong Salting Group. The facility which has an annual production capacity of 40,000 tons and includes four processing lines is China’s first line in the industry to introduce the international standard of GMP, or good manufacturing practices, according to the company…Full Article: China Daily Jan 2016

Key Point

  • Guangdong Salting Group‘s new facility will reportedly produce “high-end” salt including Aussie lake salt and low sodium sea salt.

ChinaAg Comment

  • China is the largest producer of salt in the world (~25% of global output), and had an estimated salt output/reserves of 71 million MTs in 2014.

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