Express Food Group Announces the Grand Opening of its 9th Kamu Tea Store in Cambodia

Phnom Penh, May 25th, 2024 – Express Food Group (EFG), the exclusive franchise holder for Kamu Tea in Cambodia, is thrilled to announce the grand opening of its 9th store located at Big C Supercenter in Poipet.  Poipet a strategic location situated at the border between two countries – Cambodia and Thailand. The new store offers residents and visitors a convenient location to experience Kamu’s innovative and delicious beverages beyond it’s bubble tea offer including its Dino series, Ichigo Matcha, Chizu

The grand opening ceremony was graced by the presence of a number of key figures:

  • Martin Darby: Managing Director, Express Food Group
  • Ms. Pornmongkon Yenjai: Store General Manager, Big C
  • Ms. Nattasuda Kamoltham: Senior Manager of Business Development & Town Center,
  • Ms. Nachhy Chhorm: Section Chief of Plaza, Big C
  • Mr. Krittapas Suamungphan: Kamu Business Development Manager

Expressing his excitement about the expansion, Martin Darby, Managing Director of EFG, said, “We are delighted to bring Kamu Kamu Tea to Poipet. This strategic location allows us to introduce Kamu’s unique and innovative beverages to a wider audience in Cambodia, while also catering to cross-border traffic.”

Kamu Kamu Tea is renowned for its commitment to pushing boundaries and offering exciting new flavor combinations. Customers at the new Poipet store can expect to discover a vibrant menu featuring a variety of refreshing teas, fruit blends, and creative concoctions.

About Express Food Group

Headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand, Express Food Group (EFG) employs over 2,000 people and has an operational presence in three countries – Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar.

EFG is the partner of choice for leading food & beverage brands in Southeast Asia including Minor Food International, Thai Food Passion Group, Kamu Kamu and CJ Foodville. Also, for North American brands, including International Dairy Queen, Krispy Kreme, and Texas (Church’s) Chicken where EFG is franchisee for Laos and Australian brands The Coffee Club and Boost Juice.

EFG is majority owned by RMA Group, with minority holdings by Lombard Asia Investments (Thai Private Equity) and local shareholder partners in Laos and Myanmar.

In Cambodia, EFG is a joint venture partner of Newrest, Cambodia’s only airport food and beverage operator with operations in three airports. In Laos, EFG operates airport retail direct with a limited presence in Watty International Airport, Vientiane.

In Singapore, RMA Group, EFG’s parent company operates franchisees for Subway under Palms Food International Pte Ltd Singapore.

About Kamu Tea

KAMU KAMU was originally established in 2011 out of the founders’ love for tea and passion to share “Everyday Inspiration”. Adopting the original Japanese recipes, the brand strictly uses quality ingredients from top sources only. Well known for its wide array of craft drink and bubble tea selection, healthy fruit tea options and specialty drink like Raptor and Dino milo, KAMU KAMU has growth its fan base and outstanding reputation through offering many innovative new drinks and widely loved ‘Kamu San’. The success is largely due to KAMU KAMU’s focus on the freshness of the ingredients, good taste, and the joy it brings to enabling the brand to grow up more than 150 outlets throughout Thailand and expanding worldwide to be the leading Chewable Tea Place to share the world’s taste of happiness.