Already a Times and Independent Top 50 Food Site, Mexgrocer has sourced some of Mexico’s most-loved handmade fashion and craft designers – including makers of jewellery, textiles and accessories – to trade and launch worldwide. The new ‘Fashion and Craft’ arm of the business is a step towards Mexgrocer becoming the go-to platform for suppliers and consumers to stock and source the finest Mexican products whilst ensuring fair prices.
The Fashion and Craft platform includes signature designs, synonymous with Mexico, and each small label and maker has been chosen with care. Brands will include the likes of Casa Orozco and Papatxoa, with signature handmade products including flowered headbands and jewellery. A designer fashion brand Dulce Mama MX – a proudly Mexican fashion house producing contemporary, modern and sustainable handbags. Their textiles are stitched in Chiapas, with a lead-time of 1-2 months for each handcrafted bag to be made: start to finish. Viva Los Puertos – a native artist living in Bristol, is also to be stocked online with wares including art and accessories influenced by his heritage such as Frida Kahlo cushion covers, lampshades made here in the UK. WaxacaMx, which offers authentic artisan products from Southern Mexico, who work with small communities who use the colourful and traditional techniques, long associated with the rich culture of the region. Mexhands which ethically source unique clothing and art from around Mexico, working closely with local people helping them to ensure their traditions continue and thrive.
On the launch of Mexgrocer’s new Mexican Fashion and Craft range, director Eduardo Gomez says: “Mexico and Latin America has a wealth of culture to share with the world, and whilst many people may appreciate or have discovered the culinary wonders on offer via MexGrocer, we wanted to highlight the wider world of fashion and craft and some of the beautifully crafted products they have to offer. Like our food suppliers, our fashion partners are curated especially, ensuring the preservation and development of talent and exceptional products all conveniently in one place for you to find.”
To accompany the launch of this exciting new chapter, MexGrocer is also expanding its grocery retail – launching sale of specialist products from across Latin America, including Venezuela, Peru, Argentina, Brazil and Colombia. Highlights of these products are; Arequipe, Aji Amarillo, Panela, Chimichurri, Tapioca, Yerba Mate, Guarana among many more. This is in addition to some of MexGrocer’s most popular items including: San Marcos Tomatillos, the essential item for making salsa verde and Valentina Hot Sauce – the most popular salsa picante in Mexico, with a spicy citrusy taste with medium heat, Naturelo maize flour, Komali corn tortillas and their Best of MexGrocer box for all the basic essentials with which to start a Mexican larder.
Already a top purveyor of fine tequila and mezcal, curated and sourced by Eduardo Gomez, award winning mixologist and founder of Tequila & Mezcal Fest, MexGrocer is the place for well-sourced spirits at a fair price. Tequilas include the likes of Clase Azul, Patron, Don Julio, all made with 100% agave grown on family-owned ranches, bottled in Jalisco. Expanding their drinks offering, new products include POX a corn spirit, GinSotol Sotomayor and Christmas Ponche – a brined, sweet festive drink to be served hot or cold – as well as a range of Mexican hot chocolate – Mayan Mexican Chocolate, Abuelita Chocolate or Mayordomo Chocolate.
Launching ahead of the festive season, MexGrocer is proud to be expanding its offering and to be championing more independent retailers who deserve to be known. This year has already seen the overhaul of the company’s e-commerce, with a new focus on consumer sales in addition to its wholesale and trade supply chains.
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