Our story so far

January 2020

FRESHMEX BURRITO: 70th most popular dish in the world on Deliveroo!

The FreshMex Burrito was named “Scotland’s Most Popular Restaurant Dish” on Deliveroo in 2019 for the second year running! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

 

Our top-selling main meal also came in at 9th in the UK 🇬🇧 & a jaw-dropping 70th in the global list comparing over 500 cities & an incredible 70,000+ restaurants 🌍

 

Thank you for your continued support!

Employees - 28

Locations - 2 + Deliveroo

Burritos Made - 350,000+

Awards - 6

October 2019

FreshMex Wins at Deliveroo UK Awards

FreshMex won the “Pop-Up to Prime Time” award at Deliveroo’s inaugural UK awards show in London after receiving the most votes amongst customers.

 

The awards ceremony was a celebration of the UK restaurant industry on the delivery platform, with over 70,000 votes cast by Brits over the course of the competition, seeing more than 400 restaurants whittled down to 19 winners.

 

FreshMex will receive business support from Deliveroo and be part of a marketing campaign worth up to £30,000 to showcase the very best of British restaurants!

Employees - 26

Locations - 2 + Deliveroo

Burritos Made - 300,000+

Awards - 6

August 2019

FreshMex Lime Lager launched!

FreshMex have teamed up with award-winning North East microbrewery Brew Toon to launch FreshMex Lime Lager, an exciting new craft beer to pair with our award-winning food.

 

Packed full of fresh flavour in Peterhead, Scotland, we’ve created a refreshing, light tasting beer that is still 4.8% ABV.

 

The Lime Lager is available on draught from FreshMex at the Adams sports bar, FreshMex Schoolhill, Brew Toon’s own bar in Peterhead.

 

The craft lager is also sold in 330ml with an eye catching design to takeaway from all venues, online via Brew Toon’s beer shop, on Deliveroo & in a number of local North East bottle shops & delis – including the Hop Shop at Westhill Service Station & JK Fine Foods in Aberdeen city centre.

Employees - 23

Locations - 2 + Deliveroo

Burritos Made - 200,000+

Awards - 5

January 2019

FreshMex Burrito: Most Popular Dish in Scotland on Deliveroo!

The FreshMex Burrito was officially “Scotland’s Most Popular Restaurant Dish” on Deliveroo in 2018.

 

That’s out of 1,100 other restaurants, AND we were 28th in the UK as a whole – out of 14,000 restaurant sites! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇬🇧

 

A great way to start 2019 for the team.

Employees - 23

Locations - 2 + Deliveroo

Burritos Made - 200,000+

Awards - 5

December 2018

FreshMex win Scottish EDGE Award

FreshMex were awarded £60,000 & invaluable business support from Scottish EDGE after pitching in front of a panel of top entrepreneurial judges and live auditorium in Round 13 of the funding competition.

 

The pitch took place at RBS Gogarburn in Edinburgh, with our co-founder Robbie Moult taking to the stage.

 

EDGE is the UK’s largest business funding competition, which gives innovative Scottish start-ups the chance to win crucial support to grow.

 

The funds secured & business support will be geared towards our exciting plans for unit 2 in Scotland!

Employees - 23

Locations - 2 + Deliveroo

Burritos Made - 200,000+

Awards - 5

May 2018

FreshMex secure first Burrito Bar unit!

FreshMex gained solo premises in 2018 with a 40-seater, family-friendly restaurant at 55, Schoolhill in the heart of Aberdeen city centre.

 

Our first standalone FreshMex unit was launched in July 2018, serving a range of our award-winning TexMex cuisine with a smile, beside some great local favourite beers from BrewDog & Fierce Beer.

 

Open 7 days a week for sit-in & takeaway, the venue is also family-friendly.

Employees - 22

Locations - 2 + Deliveroo

Burritos Made - 100,000+

Awards - 4

August 2017

Ballater kitchen

FreshMex opened a Ballater kitchen residency in August 2017 during the busy tourist season at the Balmoral Bar in the historic village’s town-centre.

Employees - 16

Locations - 3 + Deliveroo

Burritos Made - 60,000+

Awards - 3

February 2017

St Machar Bar residency!

Following the success of the Adams concept, the busy St Machar Bar kitchen was launched in February 2017 to a great response from staff, students & locals around the beautiful King’s Campus of Aberdeen University – growing our brand to a new student market.

Employees - 14

Locations - 2 + Deliveroo

Burritos Made - 40,000+

Awards - 3

December 2016

Deliveroo

With growing customer demand in Aberdeen from our food residency at the Adams sports bar, FreshMex teamed up with food delivery firm Deliveroo in December 2016 – getting FreshMex direct to homes & offices at the click of a button.

 

Employees - 10

Locations - 1 + Deliveroo

Burritos Made - 20,000+

Awards - 2

July 2016

FreshMex secure food residency at the Adams Sports Bar

After a successful first year trading, FreshMex was offered a kitchen residency in the newly refurbished Adams sports bar on Holburn Street – a popular city centre location.

 

We teamed up with the local family-run venue to provide our growing customers with our street food menu 7 days a week.

 

Growing our team to 10, split between the kitchen residency & events, FreshMex at the Adams serves up fully customisable burritos, nachos, quesadillas, burgers, fries & more – sit-in or takeaway.

Employees - 10

Locations - 1

Burritos Made - 10,000+

Awards - 2

June 2016

Taste Of Grampian

After receiving Highly Commended Awards in the local area, FreshMex was further recognised as being a top local food business with an invitation to the biggest food festival in Scotland – the Taste of Grampian held at Inverurie’s Thainstone Exchange Centre.

 

Attended by some of the North-East’s top local food producers & chefs, the FreshMex food-stall proved popular with snaking queues all day in the sunshine, leaving our team blown away by the response to our TexMex street food offering & over 600 burritos sold.

Employees - 2

Locations - 0

Burritos Made - 8,000+

Awards - 2

August 2015

Banchory Beer Festival

The first ever large-scale event FreshMex catered with over 3,500 people in attendance & all hands-on-deck to help serve hungry festival goers.

 

What a weekend – selling out on each of the 3 days with huge queues for our street food & amazing feedback from the local crowds.

 

After the success at the BBF 2015, we pushed the FreshMex brand further with larger events around the North-East of Scotland.

Employees - 2

Locations - 0

Burritos Made - 2,500+

Awards - 0

April 2015

FreshMex is Born!

FreshMex began life as a TexMex food stall at local Aberdeenshire events in 2015.

 

We set out with a plan to serve FRESH, quality TexMex street food with a smile (& strive to continue that today!)

 

FreshMex was born with a fully customisable menu including burritos, tacos, nachos, fajitas & bowls – topped with FRESH, homemade fillings, salsas & dips made using quality, natural ingredients.

Employees - 2

Locations - 0

Burritos Made - 200+

Awards - 0

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