Salt route is price less than silk route
While salt production has been Inagua’s main industry since the late 1930’s, it is no stranger to some of the other islands across The Bahamas, where ‘salt ponds’ referred to as salinas (spanish) still exist as remnants of a by-gone era.
Today, Calae Oliver, founder of the Eleuthera-based Octis Organic Seasonings utilizes this ‘white gold’ as a key ingredient in some of her products, her newest being a salt and coconut fusion which as she puts it, ‘makes your skin feel like silk,” while re-infusing it with key minerals.
“We use all organic coconut oil and coconut milk and coconut essence which is all food grade and we don’t use any preservatives because the salt is a natural preservative. You can use it on your hands, your feet, your entire body. It makes you skin feel like silk,” says Oliver.
The product is already proving to be a hit, with…
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