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Dry and cold with some sunshine.

A rather cloudy start over Ayrshire but otherwise bright and cold with long spells of winter sunshine. A few light snow showers will develop in the afternoon, mainly across Argyll, with a light or moderate northeasterly breeze. Maximum Temperature 5C.



#Gritter update - 145 gritters to be deployed tonight across #Scotland @trafficscotland #uksnow #grittertwitter


Another forklift on it's way to #Immingham to cope with wintry demand! #uksnow


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The Peacock Salt Story

The Sail Era

John Craig Peacock started his professional career as a ship's agent and amassed a fleet of 7 ships within 10 years.

The Steam Era

With the adoption of steam vessels, the company focused on the export of coal, and relationships in Spain and North America flourished.

The War

WW2 had a significant impact on our business. Salt and coal merchanting all but finished.


Today Peacock enjoy the enviable position of being the UK's largest salt importer, with the most customers and widest variety of salts.