Brief description about salt industry and the company
Natural salt production from sea water is one of the traditionally industries in Sri Lanka coming fromthousands of years ago.
Commercial production of salt at Hambantota began in 1938 under the guidance of then Government Agent of Hambantota Mr. Leonard Woolf who brought the salterns under Salt Department. Salt Department was converted to Salt Corporation in 1970 and then in 1996 Lanka Salt Limited was formed to manage the salterns at Hambantota.
Through team work, innovation and integrity, integrating traditional experience with modern technological innovations to develop high quality converting the industry to meet the demands of the era as the salt city in Mahalewaya
Dedicated to produce high quality salt fortified with micronutrients for the elimination of micronutrient deficiency disorders to benefit the people of Sri Lanka, and cater to industrial needs and sustain and develop our market leader status, contributing to the socio-economic up-liftment of our society And co-workers, through commitment to quality, team work,innovation and consumer satisfaction in.