Milenia timeline

Year 2019 AD

Year 2019 AD

MILENIA is born to provide you with a flavor 200 million years old.

Year 2017 AD

Year 2017 AD

Bitcoins increase their price up to 1800%

Year 2014 AD

Year 2014 AD

JUMSAL revamps the production units, crystallization, refined and packing to offer the most pure flavor of the ancient salt found at Sierra del Carche.

Year 2010 AD

Year 2010 AD

Year 2010 AD

Spain gets the title of  Football World Championship

Year 2004 AD

Year 2004 AD

JUMSAL gets the BRC and IFS safety food certificates which guarantee the highest quality in production and commercialization of the ancient salt of Sierra del Carche

Year 1997 AD

Year 1997 AD

Google appears in the market and the world will never be the same.

Year 1991 AD

Year 1991 AD

JUMSAL starts producing salt using the leaching in deep cavern method followed by vacuum evaporation of brines.

Year 1928 AD

Year 1978 AD

Spain becomes a fully Democratic Country.

Year 1969 AD

Year 1969 AD

Year 1969 AD

Neil Armstrong lands in the moon “that´s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”

Year 1968 AD

Year 1968 AD

JUMSAL is founded to manage the salt mines at Sierra del Carche

Year 1960 AD

Year 1960 AD

The Beatles play their first massive concert.

Year 1937 AD

Year 1937 AD

Year 1937 AD

Picasso paints its famous “Guernica”

Year 1616 AD

Year 1616 AD

Cervantes writes his best-seller  “Don Quijote”

Year 1563 AD

Year 1563 AD

King Philip II of Spain nationalized the salt mines of Sierra del Carche and expropriates them from the Council of Jumilla which was the former owner.

Year 1492 AD

Year 1492 AD

Year 1492 AD

Christopher Columbus discovers America and the earth maps are now completed after nearly 200 million years.

Year 1266 AD

Year 1266 AD

Castilian´s King Alphonse X conquers the Kingdom of Murcia in South East Spain and dictates rules for the sale of salt as part of the Crown´s commerce.

Year 1168 AD

Year 1168 AD

Muhámmad ibn Mardanís, “the Wolf King”, stops the Almohades army in Xarq Al-Ándalus.

Year 713 AD

Year 713 AD

The powerful Visigothic Theodomirus signs an agreement with the Muslim Musa by which the region of Murcia becomes an autonomous Kingdom within Al-Andalus

Year 476 AD

Year 476 AD

Visigoths and Byzantines fight for the control of Sierra del Carche

Year 380 AD

Year 380 AD

Christianism becomes the official religion of the Roman Empire.

Year zero

Year zero

Year zero

The roman legions establish themselves at Jumilla and start the exploitation of salt at Sierra del Carche, by excavation of mines within the mountains.

218 B.C.

218 B.C.

Hannibal crosses the Alps and fights against the Romans in Italy.

1104 B.C.

1104 B.C.

The Phoenicians bring the International Commerce to our Region.

2570 B.C.

2570 B.C.

2570 B.C.

The Great Pyramid of Giza (Cheops pyramid) is built in Egypt.

2670 B.C.

2670 B.C.

The first documented salt mine in history, located at Shanxi (China).

3000 B.C.

3000 B.C.

First establishment of Man at Sierra del Carche.

195000 B.C.

195.000 B.C.

The first “homo sapiens” appears  on earth.

5 million years B.C.

5 million years B.C.

The rupture of the existing rock barrier at Gibraltar strait, let the sea water from the Atlantic come into the Mediterranean Sea and defines, in scarcely two years period, the new limits of the sea that can be seen today.

6 milion years B.C.

6 million years B.C.

The Messiniam Salinity Crisis. The Mediterraneam Sea went into a cycle of partly or nearly complete desiccation, leaving huge layers of salt behind. These layers will be later on pushed up by tectonics movements to shape the Sierra del Carche.

60 million years B.C.

60 million years B.C.

The Sea of Tethys is finally shaped to become the Mediterranean Sea as it is known nowadays.

68 million years B.C.

68 million years B.C.

68 million years B.C.

The first Tyrannosaurus Rex appears on the earth.

200 million years B.C.

200 million years B.C.

The Pangea Continent begins to break apart. The continents movement gives shape to the Tethys Sea. The marine salt depositing in the depth of the sea will become, much later, the ancient salt of Sierra del Carche.

300 million years B.C.

300 million years B.C.

All the emerging land existing on the Earth is assembled into only one supercontinent named Pangea.

4.390 million years B.C.

4.390 million years B.C.

The great numbers of collisions of giant asteroids, many of them made of ice, with the just born Earth, give way to the formation of the Oceans.

4.550 million years B.C.

4.550 million years B.C.

4.550 million years B.C.

A new planet is born. Its name is the “Earth”, and will be in the future the home planet of the salt…

-13.800 million years B.C.

The Universe is created by the Big-Bang. Time begins.