Why Pink Himalayan Salt Is So Expensive | So Expensive

  • Am 1 Jun 2019 veröffentlicht
  • Pink Himalayan salt is used in speciality foods, spa treatments, and even home design. 100 grams of it can cost $5 to $8, up to 20 times more than generic table salt. So, why is it so expensive?
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    Why Pink Himalayan Salt Is So Expensive | So Expensive


  • Boy Pazaway
    Boy Pazaway Vor 10 Stunden +1

    I will ask Sanji, why it's so expensive, lol.

  • Victoria Wong
    Victoria Wong Vor 11 Stunden

    Because people are stupid.

  • New Black Entertainment
    New Black Entertainment Vor 11 Stunden

    Wait till I bring in that black salt

  • Lucid Opamex
    Lucid Opamex Vor 12 Stunden

    I have this at home, like a lot of it

  • Moose Stubbings
    Moose Stubbings Vor 12 Stunden

    This ad brought to you by Morton 😂

  • Stefanus Wiharsanto
    Stefanus Wiharsanto Vor 13 Stunden

    If it is really healthy, the ones who mine it are already the healthiest people on earth.

  • Freedom Online
    Freedom Online Vor 13 Stunden

    Finally the question has been answered, why is it so expensive? The answer is . . . . "INSTAGRAM" . . !

  • Muhammad Waleed
    Muhammad Waleed Vor 14 Stunden

    Its a Pakistani Natural Resource but Unfortunately India is Benefiting from it because of our Cursed Elite Rulers but we will export it in future cheaper rate.

  • Marcelina La bohème
    Marcelina La bohème Vor 14 Stunden

    Its rly not tht expensive

  • Harkirtan Singh
    Harkirtan Singh Vor 14 Stunden

    It turns black when it is placed in water or curd and it's taste is much different than normal sea or table salt

  • RioPio
    RioPio Vor 15 Stunden

    Again a reason why we can’t trust Pakistan...lol

  • I AM Pharaoh
    I AM Pharaoh Vor 15 Stunden

    Waste of money: sticking to my sea salt

  • Awish Hamza
    Awish Hamza Vor 15 Stunden

    Here in 🇵🇰 we buy pink salt almost 16kg/1US$. We are blessed.
    What is US$ price in your area

  • Dev Verma
    Dev Verma Vor 16 Stunden

    A video sponsored by Table Salt Industry to switch people back to Garbage Table Salt with all minerals and natural salt properties removed for the smooth flow..... Pink Himalayan Salt is healthier. Period. And in India its even cheaper than table salt...its given to cows and other cattle to lick to cure their stomach issues....and it does work, ask any farmer. Don't go to buy to this in supermarkets with fancy labels...they sell it way too expensive with fake labels like 'Organic' Vacuum packed other jazz created by highly paid MBAs .....just go to a local Kiryana store, ask for a big block of pink salt...the size of a brick .... shouldn't be more than Rs.14-15 ( approx. 20 cents) per kilogram....come home...wash it, dry it and crush it and pack in boxes. Enjoy at least something natural in ur life. Even though the minerals are in traces, something is better than nothing. .and it also tastes better. Ciao

  • Cali Dreams
    Cali Dreams Vor 16 Stunden

    Hello????? Natural and pure with natural minerals (even if it’s in very small amounts or regular table salt with added chemicals and no minerals? No brained here, it’s not a fad, it’s about returning to nature and realizing that processed “food” like standard table salt is bad for you.

  • Zachary Salakar
    Zachary Salakar Vor 17 Stunden

    4:20 shows bong

  • sudeep singh
    sudeep singh Vor 19 Stunden

    but, its really cheap
    like cheaper than packed sea salt
    it tastes great with salad and fruits, try it

  • {Ximena Haro}
    {Ximena Haro} Vor 19 Stunden +3

    My mom bought a bottle at Ross for 4.99$

  • bel pet
    bel pet Vor 19 Stunden

    I mean, I can tell the difference in taste, but it's not enough for me to really care if one salt is used over another.

  • 「Internally Screaming」

    The people who made these claims also claims that high sodium level is beneficial for the heart.

  • bilal saeed
    bilal saeed Vor 20 Stunden +1

    Timing of this Pakistani salt video is extremely shady

  • lolo O
    lolo O Vor 22 Stunden +3

    If kim kardashin will say the apple in my back yard is good then i will worth $99 per lb

  • Young Lee
    Young Lee Vor 23 Stunden

    Salt is salt

  • Matthew Acevedo
    Matthew Acevedo Vor 23 Stunden

    It actually does taste different an gives food a different saltiness then regular white salt has a mild smooth taste an also on steak can really bring the oils from the fat an make it taste a lot more different then just table salt idk just what I noticed

  • The Refs
    The Refs Vor Tag +3

    they are very Expensive in big cities and western counties, but really inexpensive in some south east Asia country

  • Hawkgunny
    Hawkgunny Vor Tag

    This is the only salt in my house and I was wondering wtf this is

  • Alyssa Adasa
    Alyssa Adasa Vor Tag

    I clicked because the thumbnail looked like meat

  • Super BottleBros


  • but2star
    but2star Vor Tag

    Pink salt makes a person stronger and tougher .... Talibans been taking pink salt from day 1. With less than 30,000 of them, equipped with relic weapons they can able to withstand onslaught by the 300,000 so called American strong for 14 solid years yet the Talibans came out as victors. Secret ??? Pink salt !

  • Thomas L.S.
    Thomas L.S. Vor Tag +1

    Not me. Not now, Not ever.

  • Hyunbin Kim
    Hyunbin Kim Vor Tag

    2.2K Pakistani disliked the video

  • Frank Geng
    Frank Geng Vor Tag


    no thanks,btw for most western ppl supply chain expensive than salt

  • Pakistani People

    If some one need salt on cheap rate connect me.

  • Itz_alice_ Chan
    Itz_alice_ Chan Vor Tag

    It may be pricy but I still love its taste

  • blazing dragon
    blazing dragon Vor Tag +1

    I dont see why there needs to be a difference with salt
    Salt is Salt
    You guys are just high
    "Oh himalayan salt has healing properties"
    Well i have epsom salt that helps with pain and infections
    *Its Salt get over With it*

  • Travoid
    Travoid Vor Tag

    Came for the salt facts, stayed for the suddenly trippy music.

  • William Surya
    William Surya Vor Tag

    Availability Cascade

    MICHGO1 Vor Tag


  • andy nguyen
    andy nguyen Vor Tag

    first girl got annoying voice

  • Esteban Erazo
    Esteban Erazo Vor Tag

    This video made me want to go buy pink salt

  • Steve Smith
    Steve Smith Vor Tag +2

    I’ll take my salt with a healthy amount of plastic. And I turn my nose up at fish that avoid eating same.

  • Bilal Shoukat
    Bilal Shoukat Vor Tag +20

    Now pakistan will gonna export this cause many have miss used tht salt by their name .

    • ishaan shrivastava
      ishaan shrivastava Vor 13 Stunden +1

      Gandd dhonaa ka liya pani nii ha , or salt manufacture karagha 😂

  • Annette Blackmon

    I rented a room that had a pink salt lamp. My daughter is autistic and she slept better than most nights. I find that every little bite helps. Even though it is not a cure all. It sure helps enough to feel the difference 💕🌈🌺👍

  • Lena Martin
    Lena Martin Vor Tag

    It’s funny that’s it’s so hyped up but I’ve been using Himalayan pink salt for over 10 years. So I’m sure it’ll be around for a long time.

  • ahri
    ahri Vor Tag

    I just like the pink color... I have no plans to buy any beauty products made from it.

  • gnr sapxipi
    gnr sapxipi Vor Tag

    It's not sooo expensive it's normal cosy

  • Charles Copeland
    Charles Copeland Vor Tag +11

    arsenic, lead, mercury, plutonium, polonium, radium, selenium, strontium, thorium, and uranium. I'll pass.

    • cheatmagnet
      cheatmagnet Vor 9 Stunden

      @Rentzin Munshi OK Mr chemist

    • Rentzin Munshi
      Rentzin Munshi Vor 10 Stunden +1

      only very very minute traces, trust me you likely breath more quantities of some of those regularly.

  • Los Mendez
    Los Mendez Vor Tag

    Sams Club $4 dolla

  • Darren Lachel
    Darren Lachel Vor Tag +4

    They should have done a simple blind taste test.

  • B S
    B S Vor 2 Tage

    I have pink Himalayan salt, you don’t need a stock cube if you cook with it, it’s umami basically with good salt that has minerals.

  • Tom Nally
    Tom Nally Vor 2 Tage +39

    Himalayan Salt not only cured my acne, it lowered by credit card debt to $0.

  • Tatea
    Tatea Vor 2 Tage


  • Roxy G
    Roxy G Vor 2 Tage

    That blonde woman is a hater.

  • Faizan anwar
    Faizan anwar Vor 2 Tage +8

    It’s a Pakistani salt coming from Kherson mines pakistan

  • David Wootton
    David Wootton Vor 2 Tage

    I am paying $US 4.05 cents per kilogram. That is ZAR 60.00 per kg. So you must have too many middlemen. And is better for you. I use a lot less in cooking. And you can taste the difference.

  • Hari Shree Joshi
    Hari Shree Joshi Vor 2 Tage

    I'm actually from the Himalayas and this salt is not very uncommon here but I really can't speak for the health benefits, it's just a way of selling small fancy bottles of salt for exponential profits.

  • John John
    John John Vor 2 Tage

    You guys talking shit are probably average Americans

  • 21whichiswhich
    21whichiswhich Vor 2 Tage +2

    Actually, it doesn't heals my pocket. Lol

    • twistr
      twistr Vor Tag

      You tickled ain't it fam?

  • nice marella fernandez

    I once licked a himalayan salt lamp

  • Holly Advance
    Holly Advance Vor 2 Tage


  • Alzubra usmane
    Alzubra usmane Vor 2 Tage +3

    Really is it expensive?well i live in pakistan ,believe me its extremely cheap here

    • Alzubra usmane
      Alzubra usmane Vor Tag

      @usman khan its available in all cities of pakistan .

    • usman khan
      usman khan Vor Tag

      Where I can buy it ?am in Pakistan

  • Hey There
    Hey There Vor 2 Tage

    Different salts taste different to me so I have about 5-6 different salts in my kitchen. I use certain salts for certain foods. It's weird to most people but I'm assuming because they have different taste buds then I.

  • adeel akhtar
    adeel akhtar Vor 2 Tage

    actually its so cheap

  • LL T
    LL T Vor 2 Tage +1

    The reason why it may be healthier is because it doesn't come from the Ocean in its current state. So, it may not have as much polution in it. That's assuming that the refining processes used on all salts wouldn't clean them up enough.

  • SFB
    SFB Vor 2 Tage

    you can only get the real benefits if you fill a Birkin bag with it then stick it up your arse

  • Anthony M
    Anthony M Vor 2 Tage

    it's so expensive because dumb white people buy it

  • Haseeb Ahmed
    Haseeb Ahmed Vor 3 Tage

    Pink hamaliyan salt is too much in my country Pakistan....so why they aren't making money as it's worth is mentioned.... mine is near to my house a few hundred km

  • Raj Sahab
    Raj Sahab Vor 3 Tage +7

    its 7 kg for 1 dollar here in pakistan.
    india buys from us and sell it that expensive to foreign markets.

  • stylomojo
    stylomojo Vor 3 Tage

    Recommend:Korea bamboo salt its coarse yet made by artisan

  • C0g013g Perez
    C0g013g Perez Vor 3 Tage

    Add some food coloring and it’s pink. That’s what I think they do.

  • living forlife
    living forlife Vor 3 Tage

    Real Pink salt is found in Pakistan and I can buy the purest form from the Khewra salt mine.

  • xpress onex
    xpress onex Vor 3 Tage

    Why it so cheap in Malaysia? Pakistan's traders selling cheap but not many buyers.

  • Dave Ridlespriger 2
    Dave Ridlespriger 2 Vor 3 Tage

    Mortons MF

  • luke tutolo
    luke tutolo Vor 3 Tage

    Sea salt is made by people pissing in white sand

  • amasoftyou
    amasoftyou Vor 3 Tage

    Its not that expensive, price wise close to common salt, hve been using this pink himalayan salt for cooking in years, yes they make my cook tastier

  • Zaheer Rana
    Zaheer Rana Vor 3 Tage

    It's Pakistani salt not hemaliyan salt. Our bullshit gvt is Blind and sleeping take a side and our pink diamond salt is being robbed by Indian dogs infree of cost. Soon we will stop the supply of pink diamond to India and you will see it will be the Pakistan made national salt available in International Market. Because India has only black salt on few places. If they could stop tomatoes and onions supply to Pakistan then we are here to stop pink Salt supply to India any more and Soon you will see the results.

  • Young Gucci
    Young Gucci Vor 3 Tage +12

    0:22 sinh(x) = \frac{e^x - e^{-x}}{2} not \frac{e^x - e-x}{2}

  • Abdul Raouf
    Abdul Raouf Vor 3 Tage

    Its soo cheap in pakistan no one wants to buy here hahaha

  • K
    K Vor 3 Tage

    No, that's not true, HImalayan salt tastes tastes flavorful whereas regular salts just taste like salt.

  • _abood _965
    _abood _965 Vor 3 Tage

    it's not much expensive in pakistan

  • Andrew Howell
    Andrew Howell Vor 3 Tage +7

    I have a Himalayan salt lamp that ionizes the air and actually helps with the mold in our house. Would be nice to know if a regular salt lamp would have the same effect.

    • John Goodson
      John Goodson Vor Tag

      It would! Because the effect is 0! Ionization is a scientifically measurable effect. Salt lamps do not ionize anything. FACT. It's homeopathic bullshit.

  • 민히연
    민히연 Vor 3 Tage

    When I do water fasts I add pink Himalayan salt in it because I get headaches from losing necessary nutrients obviously and it helps a lot of course I add extra things and take vitamins. I buy the grindable glass bottle and it only costs me around 11000₩

  • Beast Mode
    Beast Mode Vor 3 Tage

    Seems everything with color is better wheat bread, brown rice etc. Lmao brown people shit white is plain like the people lmfao... rock n roll is just a higher tempo of jazz

  • entertainment pro
    entertainment pro Vor 3 Tage

    who gived a fukk ????

  • G Ty
    G Ty Vor 4 Tage +1

    I don’t know it doesn’t look real I may have to call an expert..

  • Ii T
    Ii T Vor 4 Tage +26

    This video was sponsored by generic table salt companies.

  • Not Carlos Maza
    Not Carlos Maza Vor 4 Tage

    “..Because PINK SALT GOES TO ELEVEN..?!?”

  • am d
    am d Vor 4 Tage

    Jack "park" as in "PAK" = korean.
    Pineapples same dna molecular structure. But hawaiiaan pineapples outbests pineapples from china.
    Same with pink salt. Same structure but other factors come to play in the chemical level based on the environment it is found
    Pink salt is tastier than regular salt. But not significantly tastier. Jack=what does he know.
    But baltars the bigger idiot

  • daarrkmatter
    daarrkmatter Vor 4 Tage

    If it were to be found in the UK or US or in the alps, it will be touted as the next miracle stuff....We understand you perfectly 'Business Insider' !


    There are thousands of varieties of salts we make at home.

  • regalblue41
    regalblue41 Vor 4 Tage +1

    Because idiots are willing to pay for it....

  • Jerald Philps
    Jerald Philps Vor 4 Tage +1


  • DK Dempcey Knight DK

    Go figure, a money racket; pretty much like most everything else. Gads people are such insane little sheep.

  • The Cube Solver
    The Cube Solver Vor 4 Tage +1

    Yet its 6 cents per kilo in my country (im from pakistan)

  • The Universal Specc
    The Universal Specc Vor 5 Tage

    Bruh, I thought that was a hunk of meat

  • Noel Blake
    Noel Blake Vor 5 Tage

    Omg I gots to have the pink salt I'm so excited now shoot my lame ass I got pink salt in a Ramon noodle package wasn't expensive

  • Max Carrion
    Max Carrion Vor 5 Tage

    Pink salt costs nothing more than regular salt at my local store. And yes it does taste better.

  • Cesar Gonzalez
    Cesar Gonzalez Vor 5 Tage

    A little food coloring should do the trick ;-)

  • Grinning Goat
    Grinning Goat Vor 5 Tage

    The Himalayan pink salt trade, for those that must have it for their pseudo-scientifically established well being, is a scam. It is only special in the way some people fall for anything with an exotic name and an expensive price attached to it. The oil drilling rig was developed from early American drilling devices developed for use in salt mining before oil was a commodity. There was pink salt brought up through injected steam outlets from those salt rigs in the Appalachian Mountains in places like the Kanawha Valley of West Virginia into evaporating ponds, dried and shipped up and down the Ohio river and onwards before the later oil boom. Back then, people didn't want pink salt even though cheap and plentiful, they wanted fancy white salt, lol. Now, there is only one company I know of that still produces Pink (red) salt from the Appalachian Mountains..... which were mountains being worn down to nubs before the Himalayan mountains ever poked out of the sea!

  • fartbox tongue puncher

    I feel bad for people who think ingesting this versus normal salt has any benefit.