VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / December 14, 2021 / Komo Plant Based Foods Inc. (CSE:YUM)(OTCQB:KOMOF)(FRA:9HB) ("Komo"), a premium plant-based food company, is pleased to announce that its frozen plant-based food products are now being sold at more than 120 distribution locations, including 117 brick-and-mortar retail locations and 4 online retailers. This is approximately a 300% increase from two months ago.
Since mid-September 2021, Komo significantly scaled up production by moving the bulk of its manufacturing to a co-manufacturing facility. In October 2021, TransCold Distribution Ltd., a leading frozen food distributor, added Komo to its portfolio of products that it distributes across Canada.
TransCold Distribution is a wholesale supplier of frozen foods and ice cream throughout Western Canada and the Western United States and distributes to over 10,000 distribution points, including major grocery, convenience, drug, chain retailers, food service and independent retailers. TransCold customers in Canada include Safeway, Save on Foods, Loblaws, Real Canadian Superstore, Fresh Co., Thrifty Foods, Whole Foods, Walmart, Nesters Market, Buy-Low Foods, Walmart, Costco, 7-Eleven, Shoppers Drug Mart, Spud.ca and Pomme Natural Market.
Komo is currently being carried by select stores in British Columbia at IGA, Safeway, Stong's and Fresh Market, and across full chains, including Nesters, Choices, Nature's Fare Market, Fairway Market and Meinhardt's, as well as specialty stores such as the Juice Truck, Vegetarian Butcher, Vegan Supply, and Larry's Market. There are also several stores in Alberta now carrying Komo products, with many more expected to be added across Canada in the near future. Komo has also announced its intentions to expand into the United States in early 2022.
"Since launching in March 2021 we have strived to create a solid foundation of loyal consumers locally and expand retail rapidly," says Komo Plant Based Foods CEO William White. "We can see the strength of our alliances with major distributors such as TransCold and Nationwide Natural Foods as we continue our rapid growth. We are honored to be included in the frozen food sections of many prominent grocery stores and excited to see new retail stores get added every month, allowing us to share the love of plant-based foods. "
In addition to selling through a retail network, Komo sells its products directly to consumers through its e-commerce website and at local farmers' markets. A full list of retail locations can be found at the company's website in addition to almost 200 reviews from verified buyers.
Komo Plant Based Foods Inc. is a premium plant-based food company that develops, manufactures and sells a variety of plant-based frozen meals that are always hearty, satisfying, and made with wholesome ingredients. At Komo, our mission is to help make plant-based meals a staple on every dinner table by sharing our love for feel-good food that connects the people to the planet. We believe plant-based eating is the future and - Change can start with a single biteTM. Our experienced plant-based innovation and development team recreates vegan versions of traditionally cheesy and meaty classics, with 100% plants. Komo's products are sold direct-to-consumer through our eCommerce website and a distribution network of online and brick and mortar grocery, convenience and natural retailer channels. Our operating subsidiary Komo Comfort Foods launched in 2021 with our flagship products: plant-based Lasagna, Shepherd's Pie and Chickenless Pot Pie and has recently launched a new line - Komo Plant-Based Meal HelpersTM - versatile meal starters to allow the creation of many dishes at home. All of our products are 100% plant-based, made with wholesome ingredients, free from preservatives, and frozen for freshness. Freezing products is a natural and effective way of keeping food products for longer without having to use any preservatives. Komo's meals have a 1-year frozen shelf life. Komo also sells hot ready-to-eat meals in Metro Vancouver through Uber Eats and Skip the Dishes.
For further information, please contact:
William White, President & CEO, Komo Plant Based Foods Inc.
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SOURCE: KOMO Plant Based Foods Inc.