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#153742 6-Oct-2014 18:19
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Been looking around for Pickling Salt. New World doesn't have it. They have every other kind of salt except Pickling Salt!

Also done a google search, can't really find anything.

In case you didn't know, Pickling Salt is the most refined and pure salt you can get. It's just salt. No minerals, no anticaking agents, nothing.

Has anyone bought this before? Where the hell do you buy it lol? I thought for sure the supermarket would have it.



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  #1148471 6-Oct-2014 18:21
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Maybe an organics/whole foods store?

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  #1148478 6-Oct-2014 18:26
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Most kosher salt has no additives and can be used in place (some may have anti-caking agents in which case just look for another brand). Or check this one: http://industrial.dominionsalt.co.nz/products/pacific-salt-products/grade-27-additive-free-salt/





 

 

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  #1148525 6-Oct-2014 19:27
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freitasm: Most kosher salt has no additives and can be used in place (some may have anti-caking agents in which case just look for another brand). Or check this one: http://industrial.dominionsalt.co.nz/products/pacific-salt-products/grade-27-additive-free-salt/



Yeah dude! That salt sounds like what I want... then I read this part: "This product is specifically made to order.    Minimum order requirement of 20 tonne."

Hehe...that'll last me a good 10,000 years. If I was immortal, that might be a good investment! Would probably save money in the long run! Though if I moved house I'd have to hire a dump truck just to move my epic salt stash.

Kosher salt seems legit, though I didn't see that at New World either - might have missed it though since I was focused on finding pickling salt. I guess I will try whole foods stores.

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  #1148526 6-Oct-2014 19:28
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ROFL. Didn't notice that. Can always contact them to see where it ends up and where to buy retail...






 

 

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  #1148567 6-Oct-2014 20:05
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My hubby buys it from New World, I just asked him.

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  #1148695 6-Oct-2014 22:11
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AKILL: Been looking around for Pickling Salt. New World doesn't have it. They have every other kind of salt except Pickling Salt!

Also done a google search, can't really find anything.

In case you didn't know, Pickling Salt is the most refined and pure salt you can get. It's just salt. No minerals, no anticaking agents, nothing.

Has anyone bought this before? Where the hell do you buy it lol? I thought for sure the supermarket would have it.




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  #1148725 6-Oct-2014 22:24
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AKILL: 

In case you didn't know, Pickling Salt is the most refined and pure salt you can get. It's just salt. No minerals, no anticaking agents, nothing.



I can't help but disagree here.  It's just salt - without anticaking agent (preciptitated silica or alumino silicate) and no added iodine (potassium iodide - at extremely low addition rate).
If it's just "non-iodised" and "no anticaking agent added" salt, whether it's rock salt or sea salt, it's still going to be full of all kinds of other "impurities" minerals etc.
What are you using it for?

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  #1148885 7-Oct-2014 08:40
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Pickling salt is available at supermarkets but the biggest problem is that the supermarket chains dictate what individual supermarkets carry. There's a better range in the large cities. If you don't find it in your local area ask if they can get some in for you. Kosher salt makes a decent substitute.

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  #1148912 7-Oct-2014 09:26
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I use this for everything. Its dirt cheap, no additives but isnt fine, its more of a large grain salt. I use it for the salt dispenser in the dishwasher, in the salt grinder, when I make bacon, ham and cures for smoked fish/salmon etc. Mind you at 25kg its going to take a while to get through it.

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  #1148932 7-Oct-2014 09:46
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kiwitrc: I use this for everything. Its dirt cheap, no additives but isnt fine, its more of a large grain salt. I use it for the salt dispenser in the dishwasher, in the salt grinder, when I make bacon, ham and cures for smoked fish/salmon etc. Mind you at 25kg its going to take a while to get through it.


Salt dispenser in dishwasher?

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  #1148937 7-Oct-2014 09:54
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hsvhel:
kiwitrc: I use this for everything. Its dirt cheap, no additives but isnt fine, its more of a large grain salt. I use it for the salt dispenser in the dishwasher, in the salt grinder, when I make bacon, ham and cures for smoked fish/salmon etc. Mind you at 25kg its going to take a while to get through it.


Salt dispenser in dishwasher?


Yeah Miele have a salt dispenser that is used to soften water, you program it to release whatever is needed depending on how hard your water is.

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  #1148942 7-Oct-2014 10:07
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The salt is used to backflush the softening unit. This is probably not fitted to Aus/NZ models so the salt might never be used.

Edit Miele may have the softener fitted but default setting is probably not to use it. If you have one presumably you'll have a manual to check. Bosch have the salt container but the other related parts are not fitted.

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