How 60,000 Metric Tons of Salt Are Harvested from One of the World’s Sal tiest Lakes — Handmade

Eater
Feb 10, 2021

At Senegal’s Lake Retba a.k.a. “Pink Lake,” harvesters wade into the waters of one of the world’s saltiest lakes — even saltier than the Dead Sea — to collect 60,000 metric tons of salt per year.

Credits:
Producers: Carla Francescutti, Pelin Keskin
Director/Field Producer: Abdoulaye Ndao
Camera: Malick Sy, Sidy Ndour
Interpreters: Thierno Seck, Abdoulaye Ndao
Story Consultant: Yvonne Maxwell
Editor: Carla Francescutti

Executive Producer: Stephen Pelletteri
Development Producer: McGraw Wolfman
Coordinating Producer: Stefania Orrù
Audience Engagement: Daniel Geneen, Terri Ciccone

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