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Scoffworthy food for dogs by Murphy’s gravy

All mammals need salt. When Samantha Skyring, founder and CEO of Oryx Desert salt walked 120 km across the Namib desert to Skeleton coast, she had several close encounters with the majestic Oryx gazelle on her journeys. She discovered that while Oryx Gazelle can survive for lengthy periods without water, they cannot survive for more […]

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In conversation with Richard Bosman

THE ORYX DESERT SALT SECRET IN RICHARD BOSMAN’S CHARCUTERIE

  “What was once a necessity for survival has today become a culinary choice,” says Richard Bosman, creator and owner of Richard Bosman Quality Cured Meats, a business committed to using traditional salting and drying techniques to create an exceptional and unique product. Hundreds of years ago, people across Europe but particularly in Italy and […]

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WHERE IT ALL BEGINS

Have you noticed how already, the days are flying by?  Sometimes in the mad crazy hustle of our busy lives, it can be a relief to stop, even if for only a moment.  In the midst of the whirlwind of our  to-do lists and appointments,  as we find ourselves running to keep up with our […]

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I walked 120km to bring you Oryx Desert Salt

Oryx Desert Salt is proud to be part of this Pick n Pay initiative and is hugely appreciative of Pick ’n Pays ongoing support! In July 2007, CEO Samantha Skyring walked 120km through the Namib Desert, and experienced several close encounters  with gemsbok or Oryx Gazella. The Oryx can survive long periods without water, due to several […]

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Oryx Desert Salt has been featured as a Kitchen Essential!

Jackie Cameron, a top South African trailblazing chef, is the creator of this innovative new braai salt recipe.  Using only fresh ingredients that have been specially freeze-dried and then ground, Jackie has developed a unique natural process for getting the best flavour out of the ingredients. And now Oryx Desert Braai salt has been featured […]

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Oryx Desert Salt just got mobile

We love coming up with new ideas for packaging our salt! Our salt range is available in cotton bags, refill boxes thus encouraging consumers to re-use their grinders (the ceramic heads  last much longer than their plastic equivalent) to gift packs and salt pots.  And the latest addition to our range is the new twin […]

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Oryx Desert Salt introduces the brand new redhead of the family Oryx Desert Salt: Braai.

PLAY WITH FIRE ON NATIONAL BRAAI DAY We launch our latest product; it’s the brand new redhead of the family Oryx Desert Salt: Braai. She’s vivacious, bold, flamboyant, and irresistible.  She makes a statement and it’s all about exceptional taste with style.   WHAT’S INSIDE? Jackie Cameron, a top South African trailblazing chef, is the […]

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