VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / November 4, 2021 / Komo Plant Based Foods Inc. (CSE:YUM)(OTCQB:KOMOF)(FRA:9HB) ("Komo"), a premium plant-based food company, today announces record plant-based food sales in October 2021 of more than $45,000, a 67 percent increase over the previous month.
Komo launched its plant-based comfort food products locally earlier this year, and in October it was successful in significantly expanding production to meet demand from distributors and retailers One of the recently signed distributors is TransCold Distribution Ltd., a Unilever Master Distributor, which delivers frozen products to over 10,000 distribution points in Canada and the United States. This week Komo has begun its expansion to other provinces and Komo expects to double its retail distribution network to over 100 points within the next few months.
Komo also sells direct-to-consumer through its own eCommerce platform, and it has received over 130 five star reviews from verified purchasers through the Yotpo app, which enables automatic review generation.
"We were able to achieve significant revenue in October, within 7 months of launch as a new brand and with only 30 distribution points. We have already grown this month to 50 retail locations with the addition of the Nesters Market chain," says Komo CEO Wiliam White. "We have proven that we are able to achieve rapid growth locally and we look forward to continuing this trend now that we have production and distribution in place to expand across Canada and into the United States.""
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.
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William White, President & CEO, Komo Plant Based Foods Inc.
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Released November 4, 2021