NutraSal® for Snacks

We have seen an increase in “healthy snacks” launches during the last couple of years, being sodium reduction one of the main targets.

Sodium is one of the most important ingredients in the development of snacks, however its high consumption is also associated with health problems. NutraSal® has been formulated to preserve the sensory and technological functions of salt with an excellent salty taste.

Related Snack and Sodium Facts


The average per capita consumption stands at 10.4 kg in 2020 (Statista). According to GlobalData, the global savory snacks sector was valued at US$137.2 billion in 2018 and is forecasted to record a CAGR of 5.2% over 2018–2023 to reach US$176.8 billion by 2023.

Sodium Levels

Results from the NHANES study showed that for US children aged 6 to 18 y, the top ten food categories that contributed to almost half (48%) of their sodium intake included pizza, Mexican-mixed dishes, sandwiches, breads, cold meat cuts, soups, savoury snacks, cheese, plain milk, and poultry.

Category Trends

Some snacks, including potato chips, have a reputation for being high in villains such as fat and salt. Therefore, health is having a big influence on snack innovation.

NutraSal® range of products for Snacks

Zero Sodium

NutraSal® Zero Sodium is a sodium-free salt substitute designed for doctor-recommended sodium restricted diets. 

50% Less Sodium

NutraSal® 50% is an hyposodic salt with 50% less sodium than regular salt (NaCl), designed for a healthy lifestyle.