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Slide Salt of the Earth The
SALT

Market Opportunity

Strategically located, the Great Atlantic Salt Project can serve significant North American demand and is uniquely positioned to capture market share from overseas countries with higher shipping costs.

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  • North America remains a consistent significant net importer of road salt 
  • USA imports millions of tons per year from Chile, Egypt and Morocco 
  • Approx. 25 million tonnes of salt (sold at ~$58 U.S. per tonne) is scattered on U.S. roads annually – about 150 pounds for every American
SALT

Target Markets

Newfoundland & Labrador
300,000 tonnes/year
Atlantic Canada
800,000 tonnes/year
Northeast USA / Eastern Canada
1,000,000 – 5,000,000 tonnes/year

How we use Salt

Road De-icing

Road De-icing

The practice of removing snow or ice once it has bonded to the pavement.

Water Treatment

Water Treatment

Salt for water treatment is applied in both industrial and domestic environments

Water Filtration

Water Filtration

Saltwater pools are gentler on your body and clothing

Food Industry

Food Industry

Salt is perhaps most well-known for its roles as a flavoring agent and as a food preservative.

Pharmaceuticals

Pharmaceuticals

Without absorption, a drug cannot have a therapeutic effect, so some forms require a salt.

Slide Source: USGS, January 2021 Salt Consumption 2020
North American