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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Ben Jacobsen sells sea salt that he harvests locally from Netarts Bay.

Jacobsen’s new business venture is so simple, yet it’s already transforming the culinary experience in the Pacific Northwest. His 4-ounce packages of sea salt sell for about $5.50, and are being used by several gourmet restaurants in Portland and on the Oregon coast.
He currently produces his salt at a community commercial kitchen in Portland, but he’s looking to bring the energy-intensive production closer to his source, in Tillamook County.
“It’s a really good, clean, organic industry that has the potential to grow and prosper,” said Dan Biggs, director of the Economic Development Council and Small Business Development Center in Tillamook. “We’re excited about his business.”

Read more at The Headlight Herald.

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Barbara Romero
0 #1 Got it for Christmas at ourfoodshed.comBarbara Romero 2012-01-18 12:35:24
Great stuff - a little sprinkle adds alot of flavor. I bought more on special at another Oregon company, ourfoodshed.com .
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