Kout Food Group

Food Service

FACTS & FIGURES

€ 310 m
turnover last year
Kout Food Group

GEOGRAPHICAL BREAKDOWN

FOOD SERVICE HEADQUARTERS

Phone : +965 2228 1430
Safat Souk, Kuwait City, Kuwait

DESCRIPTION

Founded in 1982, KFG (Kout Food Group) is basically a franchisee of QSR & Casual dining restaurants in Kuwait, UK & Iraq.

KFG operates its own brand of restaurants like Ayyame, Kababji, Scoop a Cone, etc.

The company manufactures to international brand gold standard specifications for Burger King, Pizza Hut, Kabab-ji, and Applebee’s and this range includes soups, sauces, and pastas, ready-to-eat salads and sandwiches, bakery goods, specialty ice-creams & sorbets including unique Italian gelatos, traditional Arabic sweets, and individual meza-style products.

In 2016, KFG ventured as into being Authorized distributor for International Retail Brands in the territory of Kuwait specific and possible expansion in Iraq & Middle East.

The company also created lots of innovative concepts like Cha Cha Moon and further developed and enhanced the French patisserie concept, Maison Blanc.

The company currently holds the following restaurants brands:

  • Costa Coffee
  • Burger King       
  • Subway
  • KFC
  • White House
  • Cha Cha Moon 
  • Pizza hut

The businesses in UK and Iraq counts 85 outlets, employing 2200 people. KFG also operates distribution channels. The statistics of the distribution coverage are as follows:

  • Main coop - 100%
  • Hypermarket – 100%
  • Supermarket – 100%
  • Coop branches – 43%
  • Wholesale – 50%
  • Groceries – 38%

The brands present on the shelves of its retail stores are: Asbah, Nectaflor, Captainoats, Replaze, Virchuous, GSk, 4 health.

The group owns warehouses and distribution fleet which consists of 22 reefer fleet and a half lorry. The size of the warehouse is of 7000 m2 targeted to stock chilled, frozen and dry foods.

The retail department holds a total employee strength of more than 4,200 collaborators.

In August 2013, it acquired the Little Chef chain for £15 million.