Pedaços de Mar, Lda
Pedaços de Mar,Ltd. produces sea salt and flower of salt, obtained through completely manufactured methods, right in the heart of Castro Marim Natural Reserve.
Salt harvesting here dates back at the Roman era, some 2700 years ago, the same ancient methods and simple equipment are still used today. It’s against this background that the company “Pedaços de Mar, Lda”, whose name translated means “Sea Portions”, was formed in 2005.
Member of Tradisal, an association that gathers toghether the saltfarmers from all the western Algarve, the company is engaged in the recovery and protection of the Castro Marim salt marshes, of great economical and social value for the local sustainability.
MISSION AND VALUES
Our mission is to provide hand harvested sea salt products that meet the uncompromising standards of Nature & Progrès certification.
In that continuing quest for excellence we are commited with the principles of sustainability to ensure that the preservation of biodiversity, wildlife, community engagement and economic stability are all given significant and equal consideration.
Values transmitted by our sea salt products:
- It comes from Castro Marim salt marshes where it is produced by the action of the Atlantic ocean, sun and wind only.
- It is hand-harvested, using the salt workers’ unique, ancestral skills.
- It is 100 % natural and unrefined, and does not contain any additives.
BÆSURIS was the roman name for Castro Marim. The economic importance the village reached under the Roman control, particularly the heavy salt work activity during that period inspired the choice of the name for the brand.
© Baesuris was registered as a prime food, gourmet trademark.
© Baesurisal is the company salt trademark (name used exclusively for the salt range)