David Lea-Wilson is the joint owner and founder of the Anglesey Sea Salt company. He told ITV News that finally securing protected status for Anglesey salt felt like a 'coming of age'.
"This is our 18th year.. and it is recognising that Anglesey means something in Europe. We're certifying that you're buying a bit of Anglesey; a bit of passionate workforce," he said.
"There have been ups and downs - and a lot of banging on doors that shut in our faces. But persistence pays."