Our Story

Visum Ventures Inc. is a young and passionate Food and Beverage company that provides fresh, multi-sensory experiences through new brands, product trends and concepts. The first venture is bringing KOOMI from Australia to the Philippines in 2019. A natural yogurt drink with over 100 branches available nationwide.

Headed by its President and CEO, John-Michael Hilton, a Filipino Chinese-Australian restauranteur who believed that quality food should be affordable and available to all. A leader that is passionate about life, learning and helping improve the lives of Filipino people by providing employment opportunities that will enable the young generation to reach their full potential.

The Visum Ventures Group's portfolio of locally curated F&B brands include Salt & Ice together with strategic partnerships with Crown Street Kitchen and Gelato by Chef Miko Aspiras, A Modo Mio and Cin Cin by Chef Umberto Carrabs. Recently, No.1 Malatang, an authentic Northeast Chinese bone broth concept from Australia was added to the brand portfolio. The group also distributes T2 Tea loose leaf teas and teawares.

Poised to finish the year strong, Visum Ventures Inc. will soon unveil two signature, game-changing concepts that promises an immersive culinary experience.

Foreign Return, a premium Indian restaurant concept in collaboration with New World Hospitality, a boutique Sydney-based hospitality group, presents a culinary masterpiece that artfully blends old traditions with modern tastes, taking guests on a nostalgic journey through the rich heritage of Indian cuisine.

Gilbert, an upcoming premier destination for modern Australian cuisine, where guests feel a genuine connection to the Australian spirit of honesty, natural beauty and refined dining. Showcasing innovative cooking techniques, sourcing the finest ingredients and employing a team of passionate staff to the diverse and unique culinary flavours of Australia.