Alshaya Group officially inaugurates the Central Food Product Facility in partnership with MODON in Riyadh- KSA
26 Jan 2023
Alshaya Group and The Saudi Authority for Industrial Cities and Technology Zones ‘MODON’ celebrated the official inauguration of Alshaya’s Central Food Production Facility (CPF) in the presence of the Chief Executive Officer - Eng. Majid bin Rafid Al-Arqoubi, and General Manager of Alshaya Group in KSA - Faisal Alshaya, along with other officials.
Spread over 18,000sqft in Sudair Industrial and Business City, the new facility falls within the masterplan efforts to stimulate and attract private sector investments to achieve the goals of the national strategy for industrial growth.
Speaking about the opening Faisal Alshaya, General Manager of Alshaya KSA said: “We are very proud to officially open our first Central Food Production Facility in KSA at Sudair Industrial and Business City. In partnership with MODON, this facility will continue to manufacture locally produced products for our Starbucks coffee shops in KSA, as well as provide more opportunities for Saudi nationals to join Alshaya.”
The opening of the new facility comes within the framework of attracting international investments in ‘MODON’ and contributing to the widespread use of localization in terms of manufacturing and product delivery, as well as supporting expansion plans of Kuwait-based Alshaya Group.
Manned by a workforce of over 200 employees, including Saudi Nationals, the new factory operates with a production capacity of 60,000 units per day. Production includes a variety of fresh baked goods, sandwiches, and healthy options that are supplied to over 400 Starbucks outlets across the country daily and aims to supply to over 500 branches by the end of 2023