Comesto magazine

Giving you fast access to what’s new and what’s happening in the UK F&B business.

Welcome to our July edition of the Comesto Magazine

It’s not yet business as usual but this is a resilient and optimistic industry and there are positive signs from which we can all take heart

Smart Wholesale, what’s in it for you?

The basic model of wholesale buy and supply has never really changed. Yes, you can now buy goods from a digital shop and other cosmetic benefits but the same principle is still there – producers sell their goods to a company that sells those products to their buyers.

The Moka Pot

Say hello to our very classy new buyer client – The Moka Pot in Bournemouth. A new business, a cafe/eatery selling the most delicious Sicilian and English snacks and desserts and coffee to die for.

Hospitality Buyers – Habits are changing

Have hospitality buying habits changed after the lockdown? We thought you might like to see some of the feedback from a piece of research we commissioned.

Bottle Bar and Shop

It’s a perfect model for creating a successful drinks company. Xhulio an experienced mixologist opens his own bar in Catford, his wife Natalie joins the business and the distinctive quality cocktail selection Xhulio creates quickly gets an enthusiastic loyal following.

Root Kitchen

There is a lack of genuinely top-quality frozen meal options offered to the hospitality industry and vegetarian and vegan dishes are even harder to find. Root Kitchen gives busy pub and restaurant kitchens an opportunity to serve up a delicious, nutritious and affordable range of plant-based dishes.