The minister admitted that there were still "details" for polishing, but did not specify which ones to close the deal, which Spain hopes to conclude the meeting of European Ministers of Health to be held next June in Luxembourg.

Between 70 and 75 percent of the salt we take comes from processed and unprocessed products of the food we prepare at home.

This reduction would affect the products most consumed "in each country and in the case of Spain, would affect sausages, cheeses and bread. This reduction is intended to combat diseases such as obesity, hypertension and cardiovascular disease.

In Spain, is already applying a reduction to the bread, in a pilot makes their salt content is the lowest in the EU, noted the sources.