Cargill Salt produces, packages and markets salt and related products. It markets food-grade salt in more than 30 granulation standards. The company also provides retail, commercial and dealer-exclusive water conditioning salt products. It offers retailer-specific salt products of various brands, including Champions Choice, Colonial, Diamond Crystal and Red Cross. Cargill Salt also provides salt products for several industrial applications that include gas and oil well cleaning and manufacture of papers, tires, bleaches, brass and case-hardened steel. Additionally, it offers salt for agricultural and packaged deicing applications. Cargill Salt operates its own vacuum and salt evaporated salt production facilities. The company was founded in 1955 and is a division of Cargill, Incorporated.