What is Diamond Crystal for? Diamond Crystal® Water Softener Salt transforms hard water to soft water. Water softener salt is made of sodium chloride or potassium chloride. It is used in water softeners to help remove minerals from your water, transforming your home’s water to soft water.
Does Diamond Crystal Salt still exist? No, Diamond Crystal salt is not being discontinued. A flurry of rumors that the cultish brand of kosher salt might be getting discontinued appeared to cause a run on the three-pound boxes of the product this week.
Which Diamond Crystal should I use? If you see a recipe call for table salt, or if it specifically calls for Morton, then you should obviously use Morton. But if a recipe calls for kosher salt, stick with Diamond Crystal. As a rule of thumb, Food52’s recipes are tested with Diamond Crystal, unless one says otherwise.
Why was Diamond Crystal Salt discontinued? “Diamond Crystal salt is not going away,” she wrote in a statement. “While we’ve changed some of our packaging and container sizes in the past year, we don’t have any plans to stop producing or distributing to our customers, including the retailers who make the product available to consumers on store shelves.”