Galaxy Nutritional Foods, a producer of plant-based dairy alternatives for the retail and foodservice markets, has announced that it received an initial order from Sumitomo Corporation, one of Japan's leading trading houses. In response to this and the company's success at Food Ex Japan 2002 last week, Galaxy believes sales to this market will exceed its initial estimate of US$2m for fiscal year 2003. The Company currently believes sales will now be in excess of US$6m in the Japanese market in 2003.