Didi Davis is a chef, food writer, teacher, and editor. She began her training in 1972 with world-renowned chef, cooking teacher, and food writer Madeleine Kamman. On a 2004 trip to Paris, she discovered flavored salt and began creating her own for use in her cooking classes. She then started didi davis food, llc, to offer her proprietary salt blends, sugar blends, and specialty food products for sale. In 2008, Didi acquired Salt Traders to expand her collection of artisanal and specialty food products.