Opening of the first Costa Coffee by Zayani Foods at the Bahrain City Centre.
During the opening, Assistant Undersecretary Mr. Maki applauded the level of offering and service which the new Costa Coffee by Zayani Foods offers to its customers. He also appreciated the private sector’s commitment to adding more options and alternatives to the food and beverage sector in the Kingdom of Bahrain which generate commercial traffic and attracts both residents and tourists. Mr. Maki assured the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism’s continued support for new F&B ventures..
January, 2020 – Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain: Al Zayani Foods SPC, Al Zayani Investments Group’s food and beverages arm, has recently launched its first Costa Coffee location at City Centre Bahrain. An exciting new development for coffee connoisseurs all over the Kingdom, the launch is the first for Zayani Foods’ having recently been awarded full rights to develop and operate, the UK’s favourite coffee shop, Costa Coffee, in Bahrain.
The Chairman of Al Zayani Investments and Al Zayani Foods Mr. Nawaf Khalid Al Zayani, commented; “Today’s coffee drinkers are increasingly aware of what they like, everyone is effectively a coffee connoisseur. Our ambition is to anticipate and meet these needs, making great quality coffee accessible to everyone across the Kingdom and we are pleased to announce that this is the first of many new locations that will be opening soon across the nation”
From hanging coffee cups to a rotating ‘coffee wheel’ the new store offers a unique look and feel. Speaking of this stylish store design, The Chairman outlined the importance of ambiance in the coffee drinking experience “whether on-the-go or spending time to unwind, customers demand a fresh and attractive store environment. Inspired by our obsession with all things coffee the all new state-of-the-art interior at our City Centre store has been meticulously designed to offer a modern oasis for our customers to relax in while enjoying their favourite treat”.
The focal point of the new design is the “Brew Bar”; an interactive experience where skilled baristas ply their craft to bring customers new exclusive beverages each designed with single origin beans for the perfect flavourful cup.
Mr. Nawaf Khalid Al Zayani continued; “alongside the traditional coffee offering, catering to classic coffee lovers, the new store also includes an innovative Brew Bar serving small batch specialty coffees appealing to those who are looking for a modern twist on the traditional.”
Al Zayani foods SPC Managing Director Mr. Rashed Hamed Al Zayani discussed the company’s joint commitment to meeting customer needs with the delicious menu array. “The Zayani reputation for quality is exemplified across the range. Within the Costa heartland of coffee, we are pleased to offer seasonally rotating, single origin ‘Character Roasts’ giving customers a new variation on their coffee to try. Accompanying this we will be introducing a number of innovative localized products such as the decadent pistachio cheesecake, in addition to seasonal creations, all created to perfectly complement our customer’s favourite coffee. With this combined focus on delivering innovative products our customers will love, the Costa Coffee and Zayani Partnership is set to flourish”
International Franchise Director at Costa Coffee Mr. Tom Edgar said: “Today represents a new and exciting chapter for Costa Coffee Middle East. We have found in Al Zayani Foods a creative and exciting partner to help us on this new journey of growth bringing real handcrafted coffee in our signature red ‘waffle’ cup to the people of Bahrain in new innovative and stylish stores.”