Wholesale Program with Bitterman Salt Co.

Guatemala salt farm at sunrise

Salt Discovery

At twenty years of age, I made the discovery that would change my life forever. I was somewhere in the middle of a very long, unstructured motorcycle trip across Europe. 

I was motoring along on the picturesque D836 road from Paris to Le Havre when I made my discovery. In the mood to splurge, I was looking for a relais—the French equivalent of an American truck stop, offering traditional food at affordable prices. I rode for quite some time in my search...

the steak story

Throw away your kosher salt!

We carry products we believe in.Craft salts are profoundly rooted in the diverse culinary traditions of the food you serve - the ultimate quality, local ingredient. Most are utterly unrefined, ranging from 3% to 33% trace minerals. They come from beautiful places and beautiful people. Kosher is an artificially refined chemical with mechanically processed crystals. Industrial sea salt is no better, refined to 99.8% pure sodium chloride and standardized for global chemical markets. Cheap salt is spun from the industrial maw, an abstraction, a chemical, NaCl. There is no love. 

salt for chefs everywhere

James Beard Award-winning!

James Beard Award winning and best-selling author, Mark Bitterman, has single-handedly changed the way people understand salt and bitters across the globe.

more about mark

Flavor First

Our mission is to shine a light on your own personal love of cooking and eating. Salt is not just the most powerful enhancer and the quickest and most cost-effective way to make the most of every meal--it is your connection to nature and the people in your life...

our mission

Creating a place that feels like home.

meet our team
Guatemala salt farm workers wheelbarrowing salt

About Bitterman Salt Co.