's local operating company for the Waitrose brand, Supa Save Bahrain, went into liquidation last month leaving the fate of the six Waitrose outlets and an estimated 200 employees unknown.
Employing over 500 people in the UAE alone Waitrose/ FFFM
continue to look for opportunities for expansion in the region.
Waitrose managing director Mark Price said: "Growing our business internationally through a strong strategic partnership with FFFM
will support our long-term growth plans.
Speaking at the opening, FFFM
marketing manager Colette Shannon said Waitrose are delighted to be expanding their footprint in Bahrain.
Waitrose, one of the UK's upmarket food retailers, will shortly be unveiled in Bahrain after entering into a licensing agreement with Fine Fare Food Market LLC (FFFM
) to open a store at The Lagoon in Amwaj Islands.
Leading UK supermarket group Waitrose has entered into a licensing agreement with Fine Fare Food Market (FFFM
) to open a store at The Lagoon, Amwaj Islands, Bahrain.