You will not have trouble putting a list together of business to supply you, finding the right ones that will look after you isn't hard, especially if you follow my advice.
Dwight D. Eisenhower once said "you will not find it difficult to prove that battles, campaigns, and even wars have been won or lost primarily because of logistics", and Napoleon is alleged to have said "an army marches on its stomach. To be effective, an army relies on good and plentiful food." The issues of logistics and supply chain have always been a massive consideration for leaders of any successful organisation to deal with over the centuries and hospitality is no different. Get your supply chain wrong, and you have very dissatisfied guests in the long term.
When creating a new product, it is really important to keep things simple, so you don't run into trouble.
Hospitality suppliers are critically important, they are an integral part of every business, from the food you eat to the napkins you wipe your mouth with. Suppliers across the globe have a very important role in the product lifecycle. A supplier to the hospitality industry has to be very flexible, demand can drop and spike keeping you constantly on your toes.
As a supplier to the hospitality industry, we always work on expecting the unexpected. One of the big guesses (if you like)?