publication . Part of book or chapter of book . 2013

Sea salt

Galvis-Sánchez, Andrea C.; Lopes, João Almeida; Delgadillo, Ivone; Rangel, António O. S. S.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Country: Brazil
Abstract
The geographical indication (GI) status links a product with the territory and with the biodiversity involved. Besides, the specific knowledge and cultural practices of a human group that permit transforming a resource into a useful good is protected under a GI designation. Traditional sea salt is a hand-harvested product originating exclusively from salt marshes from specific geographical regions. Once salt is harvested, no washing, artificial drying or addition of anti-caking agents are allowed; then, other salts associated with sodium chloride are also maintained. Two quality types of salt can be commercially considered: ‘flower of salt’ and salt, which have ...
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free text keywords: Traditional sea salt, Sodium chloride, Authenticity, Quality, Protected geographical indication, Analytical chemometrics tools
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