Stornoway Sheriff Court was told the firm is “unable to pay its debts as they fall
Court documents state: “The directors resolved as the company was insolvent it should
be wound up.”
A statement from the liquidators said: “The company ran into difficulties following
an investigation by the Western Isles Council’s officers on behalf of Food Standards
“Problems at the Lewis-based Hebridean Sea Salt have been well-documented in the
local and national media, with claims made by the FSS that the product labelling
was misleading because products contained 80% of imported table salt.
“Owner and founder, Natalie Crayton, strongly disputed that her actions were deceptive
and accused the FFS of “bully-boy tactics.””
She blamed the “unnecessary and extremely heavy-handed” actions for forcing the business
to close down.