KANKUN® has appointed specialist wholesaler, MX Foods as a distributor of its authentic Mexican sauces to the UK Mexican restaurants sector. MX Foods has in turn named KANKUN® as its preferred table sauce range and has begun launching the products to its 700 customers.

MX Foods, a family business, has recently announced the launch of a new 20,000sq feet premises, that comprising of over 600 frozen, 600 ambient and 200 chilled pallet spaces.  The company provides quality international products to the UK Mexican hospitality industry as well as catering essentials for Latin American, American, Oriental and Mediterranean cuisines.

Rolando Cardenas, founder of KANKUN®, said: “We are delighted to be working with MX Foods. Putting Mexican food on as many tables in the UK as possible is our ambition at KANKUN® and this appointment will achieve even greater awareness of our brand.”

Jonathan Davis, Managing Director of MX Foods, said: “The KANKUN® taste is authentic. It is a fresh and fun brand. KANKUN® is the perfect fit for the current Mexican trend.”

MX Foods joins Cotswold Fayre as an official supplier of KANKUN® to the delis specialist sector. Other stockists include online retailer, Amazon and European distributor of Mexican groceries and ingredients, mexgrocer.co.uk.

KANKUN is a family business founded in 2012 by Rolando Cardenas to add authentic Mexican flavours to meals without adding harmful additives. KANKUN products are the closest available replication of traditional homemade sauces enjoyed at Mexican family gatherings.

Mexican food is now the UK’s favourite cuisine. In the past year, the British public spent over £168 million on tortillas and Mexican meal kits, compared to £90 million on curry ingredients.