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Bulk salt

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by viper881, Nov 2, 2011.

  1. viper881

    viper881 Senior Member
    Messages: 450

    Looking at the bulk salt pricing for this year and treated is $17 more a ton. Treated with 10% bi-corn product. Any body have experience with it if its worth the extra cost.
  2. Westhardt Corp.

    Westhardt Corp. Senior Member
    Messages: 845

    What's a "bi-corn product"? Is it a "corn by product", like corn syrup? It will help to know what is actually in it, to give you any useful information/advice.
  3. rv4jesus

    rv4jesus Member
    Messages: 79


    That would be as opposed to a uni-corn product ;-)
  4. White Gardens

    White Gardens 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,665

    Depends on how much salt you use whether it's worth it or not. That and how you've priced out your accounts matter too. I generally give two prices for salt that is treated, and salt that is standard.

    The bi-product comes from the distilling/ethanol process. It's a form of gluten/carbohydrate, but basically is a liquid. Ethanol plants describe it their Heinz sauce as it's thick and the consistency of BBQ sauce.