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March 7, 2013

Morton Salt on Thursday introduced a new line of Natural Epsom salt products, marking its first foray into the health and beauty category.

CHICAGO — Morton Salt on Thursday introduced a new line of Natural Epsom salt products, marking its first foray into the health and beauty category.

"The Epsom salt category has seen sustained growth over the past few years, presenting an opportunity for Morton Salt to begin leveraging its ubiquitous brand equity with the health and beauty shopper," stated Carol Panozzo, VP consumer products sales and marketing at Morton Salt.

Morton's new Epsom salt line includes four core products, which are unique in that they are made with natural magnesium sulfate.

February 15, 2013

A new study indicates that the United States could prevent up to half a million deaths during the next 10 years by reducing salt intake, according to published reports.

NEW YORK — A new study indicates that the United States could prevent up to half a million deaths during the next 10 years by reducing salt intake, according to published reports.

February 11, 2013

New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg announced 21 companies have hit their targets in a city-led effort to curb salt. Restaurants, as well as food manufacturers, were named as some of the companies to achieve their goals.

NEW YORK — New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg announced on Monday 21 companies have hit their targets in a city-led effort to curb salt. Restaurants, as well as food manufacturers, were named as some of the companies to achieve their goals.

Amaericans, on average, eat about twice as much salt as the suggested daily allowance. Too much salt can cause high blood pressure and lead to other health-related problems.

February 6, 2013

Adults should consume less than 2,000 mg of sodium, or 5 grams of salt, and at least 3,510 mg of potassium per day, according to new guidelines issued by the World Health Organization.

GENEVA — Adults should consume less than 2,000 mg of sodium, or 5 grams of salt, and at least 3,510 mg of potassium per day, according to new guidelines issued by the World Health Organization last week. A person with either elevated sodium levels and low potassium levels could be at risk of raised blood pressure which increases the risk of heart disease and stroke.

Currently, most people consume too much sodium and not enough potassium.

May 8, 2012

Christian Herrmann, the current head of investor relations for parent company K+S Group, will lead the Chicago-based salt company.

CHICAGO — Morton Salt, part of the K+S Group, has announced that Christian Herrmann, currently head of investor relations for K+S, will succeed Mark Roberts as CEO of Morton Salt. Roberts has been appointed as a member of the board of executive eirectors of K+S, effective Oct. 1, 2012.

April 13, 2012

While more than half of U.S. adults currently are "watching" their diet, a fraction of them are doing so because they are concerned about their "salt intake," according to Mintel research.

CHICAGO — While more than half of U.S. adults currently are "watching" their diet, a fraction of them are doing so because they are concerned about their "salt intake," according to Mintel research.

March 12, 2012

Melville, N.Y.-based Ascent Consumer Products late last month introduced a new delivery form to the nasal saline category — a dry salt inhaler branded InHalo — as a new solution to help break up mucous and promote nasal and bronchial drainage at the ECRM Cough & Cold and Allergy EPPS conference held here.

LAS VEGAS — Melville, N.Y.-based Ascent Consumer Products late last month introduced a new delivery form to the nasal saline category — a dry salt inhaler branded InHalo — as a new solution to help break up mucous and promote nasal and bronchial drainage at the ECRM Cough & Cold and Allergy EPPS conference held here.

October 11, 2011

The bath fragrance/bubble bath segment is experiencing modest growth, fueled by new product launches and consumers’ continued desire to bring the spa experience home.


The bath fragrance/bubble bath segment is experiencing modest growth, fueled by new product launches and consumers’ continued desire to bring the spa experience home.


Experiencing triple-digit growth during the 12-week period ended Aug. 7, according to market research firm SymphonyIRI Group, is Dr. Teal’s. In June, the brand announced the introduction of its first foaming liquid epsom salt. Dr. Teal’s Foaming Bath combines the therapeutic benefits of epsom salt with essential oils to relax achy muscles, soothe the senses and provide relief from stress.

June 23, 2011

Watson Pharmaceuticals plans to expand its manufacturing and research and development plant in Salt Lake City, the drug maker said.

SALT LAKE CITY — Watson Pharmaceuticals plans to expand its manufacturing and research and development plant in Salt Lake City, the drug maker said.

The $44 million expansion of the plant will include retrofitting about 20,000 sq. ft. of space and the construction of about 17,000 additional sq. ft. The expansion of the plant, which makes transdermal patches and topical gels, is expected to include the addition of about 300 new employees over the next three to five years.

March 7, 2011

One chain that exemplifies experimentation and innovation in health-and-wellness programs is Harmons, which operates 13 stores in the Salt Lake City area.

In 1999, the family-owned company unveiled Healthy Living Solutions. Originally a store-within-a-store concept, the department featured natural and organic products, with the pharmacy manager in charge of the department.

August 22, 2010

PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay North America has added two new varieties to its lower-sodium snack offerings. Fritos...

DALLAS —PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay North America has added two new varieties to its lower-sodium snack offerings. Fritos Lightly Salted corn chips and Ruffles Lightly Salted potato chips are the newest entries to join Lay’s Lightly Salted potato chips in the brand’s lineup of reduced-sodium snacks. The new products contain 50% less sodium per 1 oz. serving than their original counterparts.

August 5, 2010

Morton Salt is taking its new products to the sea....

June 24, 2010

Americans' sodium intake is at a record high, with less than 10% of adults making...

ATLANTA Americans' sodium intake is at a record high, with less than 10% of adults making a conscious effort to limit their consumption, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

"Sodium Intake in Adults – United States, 2005-2006," which was published on Thursday in the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, underscored the amount of sodium the average American consumes each day and which foods contain the highest levels of sodium. 

May 16, 2010

Pringles is rolling out a tasty twist on multigrain snacks. New Pringles Multigrain is the...