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There apprarcrl in tho Auckland 'Herald,' urrter dale December 28ih. an interview with the manager <>( an American salt company. This nrl'clo In- bren repeated in tiiany newspnpers ihreiiidioul the Dominion. It. was tilted that the present salt supply to New Zealand is largely Australian, and from countries now at war with the Empire. This is quite wrong, ••>* is shown by reference to the imports to New ZejJand in the last published staii-lie—viz. i Tons. Uuii.rd Kingdom 1.5,729 Victoria 65 >iew South Wedcs 216 ."jouth Australia 5.73-1 British suit (iota!) 19,794 Tons. Cermany ... .„ 1.949 Holland 451 Russia 786 U.S. America 926 Foreign salt (rulal; 4,092 Another statement tint the salt, being used in New Zeal-jud contains injurious substances (lime and magnesium) is also wrong, as is disclosed by an analy-is of the bust known and most used brand of English salt imported, of which the following is a copy: Analysis of sample of dried vacuum salt, drawn by us from bulk for the Salt Union, Ltd.:— " Sodium Chloride ... ... ... 59.30 Calcium Sulphate, 03 Sodhm' Sulphate , 17 100.00 iSirncd) BT.TBBRT E. DAVIES, ir.A. (Oamb.), B.St:., F.I.C. (Edward Duvies and Son). The above informal ion is supplied by the New Zealand Salt Company, Ltd., agents for fhe Salt Union, Ltd., Liverpool (Kng.), r'e.c largest salt manufacturers in the world, and the Castle Salt Co-op. Company, Ltd., Adelaide (Australia), thn largest salt manufacturers in tho Southern Hemisphere.— [Advt.]

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SALT MANUFACTURE., Issue 15694, 7 January 1915

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SALT MANUFACTURE. Issue 15694, 7 January 1915

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