Salt, an indispensable product | Sunday Observer

Salt, an indispensable product

14 February, 2021

The sea has been a lifeline to many in Sri Lanka. Salt,  an indispensable ingredient  that enriches  a meal comes as a refined commodity from salterns. According to tradition, a pot of salt and a pair of buffaloes was the dowry for a girl when she was given in marriage. Here workers harvest salt at a saltern in the South.

Pic: Wimal Karunatilleka