International Fast Food Chain Marrybrown Opens in Maldives
Maldives Promotion House – The Malaysian based international fast food chain, Marrybrown recently opened its first outlet in capital city Malé. Established by a Maldivian business venture, Lily International Private Limited, Marrybrown is the first of its kind in Maldives, located at the Maafannu District tennis court.
President Mohamed Nasheed who was present at the opening ceremony, expressed his gratitude to Lily International Private Limited, and noted their constant contribution to the development of the Maldives business industry. He also said that the company’s contribution has brought much growth to the tourism industry since the 1980s.
“By the middle of the 1980s, the tourism industry which began in the Maldives was further enhanced by this company. Their food supply service benefited many in the industry and is one of the reasons this industry has grown over the years. And today, we’re seeing that Lily International has introduced something new to the community,” he said.
“We’ve spent 30 years in restaurant business and opened outlets in several countries of the world. Our aim is to provide the best tastes of this restaurant to the people of Maldives,” Marrybrown’s Chairman Lawrence Liew said.
Established with an investment of about MVR 12 million, the outlet will also use employees from abroad to train local at the restaurant. According to Co-Founder and Group Management Director, Nancy Leiw The menu for Maldives was specially designed over the last six months by our chefs, and is a combination of Malaysian and Maldivian cuisines
First introduced to the world in 1981, Marrybrown now has over 250 outlets serving fried chicken, burgers, seafood, rice base products, noodles, porridge, finger foods, desserts and beverages. The outlet established in Maldives serves fast food priced at MVR 30 to 400.
According to Minivan News she further noted that they “will be providing opportunities in employment, business management, and local development,” as well. Marrybrown has also confirmed that they plan to open several more restaurants in the Maldives in the near future.