Q. How should I store the sea salt?
A. Sea salt has a deliquescent property that absorbs the surrounding moisture, so when stored in a humid place, water can come out of sea salt.
Therefore, sea salt should be stored in a place with low humidity and away from direct sunlight. If you have opened the product, please keep it sealed.
If the salt has become soggy from bittern, you can use it by roasting it slightly before using it or by putting it in a bowl and turning it in the microwave for 30 seconds to 1 minute depending on the amount and dampness.
Q. What is the shelf life of sea salt?
A. The shelf life of sea salt is over 5 years, and it is said, the older the better.
However, processed salts like herb sea salt and black garlic sea salt contain other additives. The shelf life is determined considering this, so please keep the expiration date on the product.
Q. Is the sea salt free of bittern?
A. Son Bong Hoon Sea Salt uses sea salt without bittern from Bigeumdo Island in Sinan. It is naturally dried before being processed, so the finished product is dry.
Q. Is sea salt safe?
A. The sea salt used for Son Bong Hoon Sea Salt is tested and inspected every month by a professional analysis agency to keep the level of lead and cadmium below the standard.
Also, herbs, black garlics, and whole peppers used in our product are reviewed with the test and inspection report to ensure safety.
Q. What is the recommended daily dose of salt?
A. According to World Health Organization (WHO), the recommended dose of sodium for adults is 2,000 mg.
When this is translated into the amount of salt, it would be 5,000 mg, or 5 g, which is about one teaspoon.