The salt flats of Es Trenc have been producing finest Flor de Sal for centuries. The unspoiled coastline of Es Trenc, in the south east corner of Mallorca, (Natural Protected Area, Natural Park) provides optimum conditions for the formation of Flor de Sal, a natural salt of peerless quality. Thanks to Es Trenc’s crystal clear water, its high summer temperatures and gentle sea breezes, Flor de Sal d'Es Trenc captures the essence of the Mediterranean in every crystal.
Specific weather conditions, in addition to direct sunlight, low humidity and gentle breezes over the salt pans, help create a fine layer of flower-like crystals on top of the brine. This mineral-rich sea salt is harvested with a special rakes, following a time-honoured artisan method.
Harvested entirely by hand, and dried in the Mediterranean sun, Flor de Sal d’Es Trenc is a superb natural product. Obtained by a delicate process Flor de Sal d’Es Trenc doesn’t just taste and smell of the sea, but contains seawater elements and trace elements. Its percentage of sodium chloride (the main component of common salt) is lower than in other salt types. Magnesium, naturally present in sea water, is one of the first elements brought to the surface by the action of sunlight and wind – which explains why Flor de Sal has a magnesium concentration between 16 and 20 times higher than that of ordinary sea salt.
Unlike inferior sea salts, nothing is added or taken away during the production of Flor de Sal d’Es Trenc. Gathered by hand from the salt pans, it is slowly dried in the Mallorcan sun, once dry, Flor de Sal d'Es Trenc is combined with Mediterranean herbs, spices, fruit and flowers, hand packaged, and finally dispatched to gourmet shops and restaurants the world over.
Flor de Sal d'Es Trenc's mineral composition and ingredients blends makes it an ideal choice for the conscious gourmet, and has continously won awards for its outstanding quality, chemical composition, purity, and taste.