Daffodil Foods has scooped an export deal with a Japanese importer to begin delivering their Welsh clotted cream in response to the increased interest in British afternoon tea.
This means in the New Year, Japanese consumers will be able to buy the Welsh clotted cream in supermarkets across the country.
Lynne Rowlands, director of Daffodil Foods, said: “Japanese consumers have a particular interest in our British afternoon tea and we have been able to secure a lucrative deal and unlock this market.
“We first began our exporting journey after a visit to the BlasCymru/TasteWales event in 2019 and shipped some of our products to Hong Kong. This export deal with Japan will be a strategic market for us going forward.
“We are delighted and we will begin exporting to Japan in the New Year as they already have a number of key supermarkets interested in our product.”
Daffodil Foods is a growing business based near Nefyn on the Llyn Peninsula.
Its branded dairy products include Welsh clotted cream, cultured creams, yogurts and indulgent desserts and can be found across Wales and the UK in foodservice, catering and hospitality settings.
The news comes as BlasCymru/TasteWales 2021 took place last week, the third edition of Wales’s international food and drink trade event, which provided an important platform for Welsh businesses to showcase their produce to buyers and industry professionals.