Our story

It makes us who we are

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THE ORIGINAL

SINCE 1882

A famous name is born. Since 1882, our salt has been made with the same traditional artisan methods from the coastal town of Maldon. It is unchanging yet ever-changing, constant yet continuously challenging. The salt always stays the same.

Picture of Two different generations making sea salt at Maldon Salt

FOUR GENERATIONS

OF EXCELLENCE

Four generations of master salt makers have been hand harvesting the naturally formed pyramid crystals that have become Maldon‘s signature. The Osborne‘s have been making salt for a century. That‘s a long while and a lot of salt for a family both custodians of an ancient culinary tradition and creators of a brand recognised the world over.

Maldon salt Family Business

A FAMILY BUSINESS

These days, it‘s rare to find a family-grown business that‘s still family run, but that‘s how it is. Today, the company is in the hands of Steve Osborne, following in the footsteps of his father Clive, grandfather Cyril and great grandfather James.

Royal warrant Maldon salt

ROYAL WARRANT

SINCE 2012

In 2010 Her Majesty The Queen was welcomed to the salt works in Maldon. Two years later we were granted a Royal Warrant as official purveyors of sea salt.