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Anglesey sea salt joins list of UK foods with protected status

Anglesey sea salt has joined the ranks of some of the UK's most famous foods, such as Stilton cheese and Melton Mowbray pies, by securing protected status.

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Anglesey salt company founder: 'Persistence pays'

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."

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