Salt Selection Guide

The following charts match 22 of our most popular salt grades to over 80 food applications. More than one grade may be designated for a specific use; the preferred choices are indicated by the letter “P” with alternatives indicated by the letter “A”. Often, several grades are indicated for a use due to variations in processing methods, storage/handling procedures or climatic conditions. Check the row at the bottom of the chart for each application’s designated salting method.


  • P - Preferred grade
  • A - Alternate grade


  • B - Brine or other liquid solution
  • D - Directly added in dry form
  • DB - Dry salt manually dispersed or broadcasted
  • DM - Dry mixing
  • DD - Dry salt mechanically dispersed
  • S - Slurry, suspended in saturated brine or other liquids

Select your options from the filters above.