IG Café, franchisee of Tim Hortons in the Middle East, has opened five new cafes in Kuwait, where IG Café, a company owned by the popular Apparel retail group, and Gateway Partners, an investment firm, have teamed up. alternative in emerging markets, to offer an innovative and unique experience to coffee lovers in Kuwait.
The opening ceremony was attended by Alia Mwani, Canadian Ambassador to Kuwait, administrators from Tim Hortons and IG Café, partners from the government and private sectors, as well as the media. The new Tim Hortons Café offers a distinctive and comfortable interior design within a spacious atmosphere inspired by the origins of the Canadian brand, specifically designed to meet the requirements of all coffee lovers in Kuwait. As for the products, the cafe offers its famous drinks such as the wonderful “French Vanilla” and the frozen “icebox”, in addition to ready-made food and fresh baked goods such as the traditional “tempts” buns.
IG Café has evaluated Kuwait as an important and important market to provide the Tim Hortons experience, which has captured the hearts and tastes of its visitors around the world thanks to its experience of more than 55 years in the coffee industry, and the company intends to expand rapidly and open several branches across the country. IG Café is also looking forward to creating various business opportunities and bringing together a team that represents ambitious and enthusiastic individuals to be a part of Tim Hortons’ successful journey in Kuwait.
Kuwait is one of the most important growing coffee markets in the region, as Kuwaitis view coffee as a luxury product rather than just an essential tonic. That’s why our visitors look for high-quality coffee and fresh food to start their day, and this experience is exactly what Tim Hortons offers them every day.
On her part, Alia Mwani, Canadian Ambassador to Kuwait said: “I am very happy to open Tim Hortons in Kuwait. Thames, as it is known in Canada, is a premium Canadian coffee brand that our friends in Kuwait will now be able to savor and enjoy here at home. I am pleased to be able to support the launch of Tim Hortons and future expansion projects, which is another testament to the strength of the relationship between Canada and Kuwait.
“We are delighted to introduce Tim Hortons to Kuwait, a country that greatly values coffee and premium beverages,” said Thiago Santelmo, RBI’s regional president for Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Our team has put a lot of effort into ensuring that all expectations of our visitors are met.”
Hisham Al-Makawi, CEO of IG Café, said: “The people of Kuwait are distinguished by their taste when it comes to food and drink, so we are honored to offer the authentic Tim Hortons experience to this premier market .
Al-Makawi added: As our company is the franchisor of the Tim Hortons chain in the Middle East, we aim to expand throughout Kuwait as soon as possible to serve our visitors who are looking for a quiet and comfortable place to meet friends and friends. enjoy special coffee, drinks and delicious food.
Tim Hortons is Canada’s largest coffee shop chain, and began expanding globally in 2011 by opening its first bakery cafe and restaurant in Dubai, United Arab Emirates through the popular Apparel retail group. Since then, the expansion process in different countries has become one of the brand’s top priorities, and over the past years it has offered its products to its visitors outside of Canada and the United States of America. The Tim Hortons Group currently includes more than 5,100 coffee shops spread across 14 countries and regions, the most important of which are the Middle East, China, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Spain, Thailand and the Philippines. Today, in collaboration with IG Café, the brand has expanded in the Gulf countries by opening more than 235 branches today, in addition to the first branch in India.
About Tim Hortons
In 2011, the famous brand “Tim Hortons” entered the Middle East by opening its first cafe and bakery restaurant in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The brand expanded rapidly across the Gulf region after signing a franchise agreement with IG Café, the franchisee of Tim Hortons in the Middle East and the popular Apparel retail group.
Over the years, Tim Hortons has won the hearts of people around the world, not just coffee lovers, by offering a variety of products to suit every taste through classic drinks such as the original “Original Blend” coffee and the unique “Ice cap” , in addition to a group of donuts such as ” The famous Tempts. Café visitors can now enjoy premium coffee, freshly baked food, made-to-order sandwiches and wraps, and many other beverages and products at branches across the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, India and Kuwait enjoy.
Tim Hortons believes in the necessity of providing the best food and services to its customers through leadership, innovation and partnerships. The coffee shop chain is known for its premium coffee and fresh baked goods in line with the slogan “Always Fresh, Always Delicious” which it adopts as its core policy has.