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Wed, 30 Mar 2016 07:23 - Updated Wed, 30 Mar 2016 07:23

Namibe registers reduction in production of iodized salt

Namibe - At least 1.200 tons of iodized salt were produced in Namibe city during the first quarter of this year by the "Sal do Sol" company, less 300 tons if compared to the previous same period.

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Namibe: Managing partner of Sol Sol company, Fernando Gomes Solinho

Photo: Frederico Herculano

Namibe: Sal do Sol company, destined for salt production

Photo: Frederico Herculano

Saline of Sal do Sol company

Photo: Pedro Parente

Namibe: Sal do Sol company, destined for salt production

Photo: Frederico Herculano

According to the managing partner of that Salt company, Fernando Gomes Solinho, who was speaking to Angop, the reduction of salt production is due to the constant rains and the economic crisis that is hitting the country.

The official said that company sells its salt in the market of the provinces of Huambo, Bie, Lunda Norte, Malanje and Luanda, among others.

With 23 years of existence, the company, with capacity to produce five thousand tons/year, has 103 workers.

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