Saffola Saffola Salt Plus (Less Sodium) Iodised Salt
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Highlights
MRP (RS) 28
Net Weight 1 kg
Best Before 12 Months
Marketed/Manufactured by Marico Ltd
Available on Conzumr Since March 2017

Parameters Tested
Sodium Chloride Tested value (33.77 gm) less than Claimed value 0(35.3 gm). Hence, beneficial for consumers.

As per FSS Regulations, sodium chloride content in the salt shall not be less than 96 per cent by weight on dry basis.

  • Sodium chloride content was as per the requirement in all the brands.
  • It was highest in Aashirvaad (97.95 percent) and lowest in the Tata brands (96.61 percent).
  • Sodium in Tata Salt Lite (low sodium) was found to be higher (35.87 gm/100gm) than the claimed value (33.2 gm/100gm). Sodium in Saffola Salt Plus (less sodium) was found to be 33.77 gm, less than the claimed value of 35.3 gm (this may be beneficial for consumers who want less sodium in their iodised salt).
  • Iodine Highest value of Saffola 47.78 ppm

    As per FSS Regulations, iodine content in edible iodised salt at retailer level shall not be less than 15 ppm (parts per million) on dry weight basis.

  • Iodine content was as per FSS specification in all the brands.
  • It was highest in Saffola (47.78 ppm) in the ‘low sodium’ category. In regular ‘iodised salt’ category, Aashirvaad contained the highest quantity of iodine (47.63 ppm). The high iodine content in Saffola and Aashirvaad is good for consumers who need to make up for any iodine deficiency they may have.
  • Iodine content was found lowest in JMD Good Health (18.47 ppm).
  • Packaging Was in high-density polyethylene (HDPE) packaging.

    The material shall be packed in food-grade plastic. The thickness of the plastic film used for packing shall be not less than 50 microns.

  • All the brands were in high-density polyethylene (HDPE) packaging
  • Marking Had labelling as required.

    The following particulars shall be marked/labelled on each pack:

  • Name of material and trademark, if any
  • Name and address of manufacturer
  • Batch or code number
  • Net weight
  • Date of manufacture
  • Iodine content
  • MRP
  • Instruction for storage
  • FSSAI license number
  • Customer-care details
  • Green dot for vegetarian status
  • Any nutritional claim is optional.

  • All brands had labelling as required.
  • Customer-Care Details
    Customer Care No. 1800222248
    Email ID csc@maricoindia.net
    Observation Working