Word has it that Barack Obama has taken a fancy to Welsh salt.
Apparently he eats the stuff on top of his favourite American sweets, Smoked Salt Caramels. The sweets are produced by Fran’s Chocolates, who source the salt from Anglesey Sea Salt Company, Halen Môn.
Before landing on Mr. Obama’s chocs, the salt is extracted from the Anglesey sea and smoked on Welsh oak. He’s been hooked on them ever since his campaign team gave him some for a present, and now he’s got his White House team handing them out to visitors. I must remember to stop by sometime…
Read the full article here: http://www.walesonline.co.uk/showbiz-and-lifestyle/food-in-wales/eating-in/2010/11/20/barack-obama-eats-welsh-salt-91466-27674793/