Provide Opportunity to Local Food and Beverage Vendors to Expand their Market

The Kontena Park officially re-opened last month as an affordable incubation space for nine new local food and beverage brands to gain exposure and experience operating within a commercial facility. The re-designed Kontena Park has gained the attention of Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Mat Suny Bin Haji Md Hussein, Minster of Energy, Manpower and Industry, who led the visit made by the Darussalam Enterprise, DARe Board of Members yesterday morning to view the development. During the visit, Yang Berhormat and delegation interacted with the vendors and were updated on their progress.

Among those who participated in the visit were Yang Berhormat Dayang Nik Hafimi Abdul Haadii and Yang Berhormat Dayang Siti Rozaimeriyanty Dato Seri Laila Jasa Haji Abd Rahman, Members of the Legislative Council as well as Pengiran Haji Mohd Hasnan Bin Pengiran Haji Ali Hassan, Permanent Secretary for Industry at the Ministry of Energy, Manpower and Industry. The re-designed Kontena Park is made up of eight container units and each unit is equipped with a kitchen. A new shaded seating area with fans has also been added, along with free WiFi for customers. Vendors were offered with a one year tenancy at a rental of $350 monthly, with a view of helping to expand their market as homegrown F and B brands who could potentially establish retail chains or franchises. The DARe management will organise a permanent discussion with the vendors in helping them develop their businesses.

Source: Radio Television Brunei