KOMO Plant Based Foods Establishes Strategic Cold Storage Near U.S. Border Through SubZero Cold Logistics
VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / October 7, 2021 / Komo Plant Based Foods Inc. (CSE:YUM)(OTCQB:KOMOF)(FRA:9HB) ("Komo"), a premium frozen plant-based food company, announces that it entered into an agreement on September 30, 2021 with SubZero Cold Logistics, a division of Radius Transport Ltd., for cold storage and cold chain services, in a facility in Canada close to the USA border.
SubZero operates a frozen cold storage in South Surrey, BC, which is a 10 minute drive from a USA commercial truck crossing. The facility provides storage for frozen foods and offers cross docking, import/export, container services and a wide-reach transportation services around Metro Vancouver and across North America. Sub Zero is a CFIA regulated and inspected facility and is HACCP compliant.
"Komo selected SubZero because of its high standards to maintain food integrity and safety throughout the cold chain, as well as its location which is close to a USA truck crossing and less than an hour drive from 3 major ports," says Komo CEO William White. "SubZero works seamlessly with Radius Transport, a reputable refrigerated carrier in Greater Vancouver and across North America, which will complement our growth plan for expansion across Canada and into the US market."
Komo will store its food at SubZero's innovative new facility that offers temperature ranges from -20 degrees Celsius and a refrigerated loading dock to maintain correct product temperatures to ensure the integrity of frozen foods. SubZero uses a sophisticated warehouse management system which includes EDI capabilities, inventory management, and 24/7 online access to customer data. To ensure a high standard of food safety compliance, SubZero follows a HACCP-based program. Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) is a management system in which food safety is addressed through the analysis and control of biological, chemical, and physical hazards from raw material production, procurement and handling, to manufacturing and distribution.
About Radius Transport
Radius Transport is a dedicated refrigerated carrier that has been delivering service for all types of food-related businesses in the greater Vancouver area and across North America for over 25 years. It has a fully refrigerated fleet of 5 tons, 10 tons, day cab tractors and line haul units. SubZero, a division of Radius, is a premier provider of cold storage and transportation related services located in South Surrey, British Columbia.
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 Chick'n 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 October 7, 2021