The Wensleydale Creamery has secured a £1m export deal to the US.

American specialist cheese importer Anco Fine Cheese will become sole distributor for Real Yorkshire Wensleydale in the US.

As part of the deal, Wensleydale will supply Anco with a range of Real Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese variants flavoured with ingredients such as apricots, blueberries, ginger and Ocean Spray cranberries.

Wensleydale’s branding and provenance information will be highlighted on new labels.