Cheetham Salt Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of CK Life Sciences Int'l., (Holdings) Inc, is Australia's largest producer and refiner of solar salt. Founded by Richard Cheetham in 1888, Cheetham Salt is proud of its long term commitment to Australian manufacturing and sees its contribution as an integral part of Australian industry. Our aim is to build our product and service offering for the Australian and Asian markets. With an established business in Indonesia and a sales office in Japan, we are well positioned to distribute goods throughout the Asia Pacific region.

We currently operate 6 solar salt fields and 4 refineries throughout Australia with the capacity to produce 800,000 tonnes annually. Our fields and facilities can supply salt for every need, ranging from table salt to entire ship loads of industrial salt. As part of our vision to become the premier provider of value added solar salt products; we continue to invest and form strategic partnerships with companies throughout Australia and abroad. Our associate companies include Salpak, Western Salt Refinery in Western Australia, Dominion Salt and Cerebos-Skellerup in New Zealand.

We are committed to the set of values on which the company was built - collaboration, accountability, integrity, safety and customer commitment. By embracing these values and operating with environmental sustainability, our customers have confidence that all our products adhere to international standards for quality assurance.


Perfecting Perfection,
A Journey To Excellence.

Cheetham Salt Limited was founded by Richard Cheetham in 1888 in Geelong, Victoria, Australia. After initial clearing of land, the production of salt commenced in 1894 and the company began operations under the name of Richard Cheetham & Company.

With a passion for growth and as a result of increased demand, the company expanded its production within Victoria into South Australia and Queensland. In 1903, the company changed its name to "The Cheetham Salt Proprietary Limited".

Over the next 80 years Cheetham established agreements with a number of salt producers and operators within South Australia and Queensland. In 1992 Ridley Corporation Ltd acquired Cheetham Salt Limited.

Committed to growth and expansion, Cheetham Salt acquired 50% share of Dominion Salt in New Zealand and established an office in Indonesia and Japan as part of Cheetham Salt's international growth strategy.

In 2013 Ridley Corporation Ltd sold Cheetham Salt to CK Life Sciences Int'l., (Holdings) Inc. Cheetham Salt is proud to play an integral role in Australian manufacturing. Considered the industry benchmark for salt consistency and quality, we continue to be the premier provider of value-added solar salt.


Cheetham Garam Indonesia is an Australian Foreign Company. A Subsidiary of Cheetham Salt Limited, Australia. We are the largest manufacturer of Australian Solar Salt Product in West Java.

Our factory is located in Krakatau Industrial Estate, Cilegon, West Java, Indonesia, our refinery utilizes state-of-the-art technology for maximum efficiency and product quality. Using High Quality and Purity Salt as our raw material, our product comply with international quality standard ISO 22000.

Our aim is to build our product and service offering for the worldwide markets.


We believe nothing is so important that it cannot be done safely

We accept responsibility and deliver

We strife to identify and eliminate waste for benefit of our customers

We work together valuing the contribution of others


We must lower the cost to serve our customer in all our markets

- Waste Elimination
- Lower Cost Producer
- Innovation

We must create value in our customers eyes that enhances our relationships and secures our business
- Sales Excellence
- Knowledge Leadership
- Value Creation

We must drive profitable & sustainable growth with a focus offshore
- Regional
- Domestic
- Investment

We must ensure the business is resilient to the risk presented by a new entrant
- Economic
- Social
- Environmental

We must have the culture and people capability to successfully execute the business strategy
- Engagement
- Performance
- Capability