‘Hand-harvested Scottish sea salt’ on sale in Waitrose is mostly table salt from Israel, investigation finds

The promoting said it was ‘immaculate as nature’ and ‘hand-reaped’ from Loch Erisort on the Isle of Lewis.

In any case, the validity of the organization behind Hebridean Ocean Salt – found on the racks of Waitrose and Sainsbury’s – is shredded after sustenance principles authorities uncovered that a large portion of it is ‘foreign made table salt’.

Prior this year, Nourishment Principles Scotland started an examination concerning the organization, possessed by mother-of-three Natalie Crayton, 35, after a previous worker claimed the item was built out with salt from Israel.

She asserted the “harassing” FSS pulverized her business over what she guaranteed was a minor marking issue – inciting the FSS to make the bizarre stride of uncovering points of interest of a still dynamic case, denouncing the organization’s “double dealing” and uncovering that the item was 80 for every penny imported table salt.

It stated: ‘This is not just an instance of mis-naming.’

Miss Crayton claims that she was advised to review her items from general stores. Since the business close, she says she has needed to begin guaranteeing benefits.

Hebridean Ocean Salt, which was propelled six years prior, could now confront lawful activity to recoup open financing on the off chance that it stops exchanging.

Good countries and Islands Undertaking gave Hebridean Ocean Salt £147,405 in stipends more than five years. It as of late affirmed ‘gifts might be incompletely or completely recoverable if the beneficiary stops to exchange’.

The business likewise got help from the Ruler’s Trust and the Scottish Edge entrepreneurial store, in addition to £180,000 from private financial specialists and the Bank of Scotland.

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