There’s been a lot of talk in our industry about a rock salt shortage again this year in the winter of 2021-2022. It’s no surprise based on the wallops of snow the East Coast and even the Midwest have received in late January and now into February.
Unfortunately, if you check loads of news sources, you’ll find the same thing we did – many people agree that we’re headed in the direction of a rock salt shortage. It shouldn’t come as a big surprise based on the general shortage of many things these days – all the way from construction materials to foam for furniture manufacturing and even basic life necessities that are normally easy to find on shelves are more difficult to get. A rock salt shortage isn’t due to pandemic panic like they were in 2020, but rather due to an international shipping issue and labor shortages.Read More