Abdulaziz Hassan Ali Baker, Chairman, GMG, and Mohammad A. Baker, Deputy Chairman and CEO, GMG. Image Credit: Supplied

Dubai: GMG, a company retailing, distributing and manufacturing for a portfolio of international and home-grown brands, inaugurated a Himalayan pink salt manufacturing facility in the UAE.

Located in Mina, Jebel Ali, the fully automated facility has a capacity of 70,000 metric tonnes and can produce 200,000 kg of high-quality Himalayan pink salt per day.

According to Maximize Market Research, the global Himalayan pink salt market was valued at $10.63 billion in 2020. The global industry is projected to grow at 4.2 per cent from 2021 to 2027 to touch nearly $14.18 billion.

Mohammad A Baker, Deputy Chairman and CEO of GMG, said: “This is a proud moment for us at GMG, as we open the world’s second largest Himalayan pink salt manufacturing facility by capacity in the UAE and introduce our latest brand, Sapora. As a global well-being company with strong roots in the UAE, GMG is honored to contribute to the country’s national food ambitions while representing the UAE in the global food processing industry.”