In 1997, we had a go at making our own sea salt by leaving a saucepan of Anglesey seawater to bubble away on the ancient Aga in our family kitchen. As the salt crystals started to form, we knew we’d struck culinary gold and Halen Môn was born. 

Today, Halen Môn remains a family company and we continue to be all about provenance, product and people. We are very particular about where we make our sea salt, how we make it and whom we get to harvest it. We believe that this is the best sea salt money can buy. And we’ve even been given Protected Designation of Origin status which puts our sea salt up there with the likes of Champagne and Parma Ham. We think people who appreciate good food appreciate good sea salt to season it with. And we believe that Halen Môn is a vital ingredient in any food lover’s kitchen.

We hope you feel the same and enjoy exploring our site as much as you do cooking with our sea salt.

Alison & David Lea-Wilson

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Founders, Halen Môn

‘Every Time I see the Sea’ by Anna Hoghton

Every time I see the sea, I am taken back to all the times I saw the sea before.   The deep blue Soothes, washes away Petty thought   Releases, purifies, cleans Never refuses to hold or baptize me,   a reminder to         let   go,   to...

Two Halen Môn Products Awarded 3 Stars in the Great Taste Awards 2019

We are so proud that two of our products were awarded ⭐⭐⭐s in this year's Guild of Fine Food Great Taste Awards, the Oscars of the UK food industry. This puts them in the top 2% of products entered into the awards.  Pure Sea Salt Smoked Over Oak...

20 British Food + Drink Icons

We are so proud that Alison, one of our co-founders, has been named one of the top 20 'food icons' of British food and drink by Speciality Food Magazine. She is in some great company - read the full list here.

Summer Events at Halen Môn

  Come along to Halen Môn for an evening of preparing, eating and learning about the best seafood that Anglesey and North Wales has to offer. Learn some valuable fish and shellfish skills,  with snacks and a casual supper to follow. Please email...

Sea Salted Chocolate Truffles

This recipe is from our brand new book Do Sea Salt: the magic of seasoning, which The Guardian called 'a wonderful little book.' --- In recent years, it’s become rather fashionable to add salt to chocolate. We supply our sea salt to makers, large and small, all...

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