Some of our 2015 milestones!

As the first month of the new year comes to a close, we thought we would take this opportunity to reflect on some of our major milestones last year:

Milestones of 2015

February 2015

Ignite & take off!






BMMI launches first internal e-learning portal: Ignite.

March 2015











BMMI wins the Bahrain Entrepreneurship Award for Sustainability.

May 2015










Alosra supermarket launches new environmentally friendly campaign: BECOME, in order to spread awareness in a fun and fashionable way.

July 2015

New shelving










BMMI Shops beats a record sales growth after the renovation of its Mina Salman shop.

August 2015

Delilah's Amwaj branchHDR7








BMMI introduces a new café concept, Delilah’s, based in Amwaj Islands and Saar.

August 2015










GSS Gabon partners with L’AMIM, a local association of farmers, in order to procure fresh produce locally and support farming and sustainability practices in Gabon.

 September 2015










La Vinoteca Barcelona and Café Amsterdam become fully certified with the Integrated Management System (IMS), conforming to all the requirements of all four standards for food safety, health and safety, quality and environment.

September 2015










GSS Gabon team signs a contract with Total Gabon’s four sites, winning the bid against companies from five other countries, including two from France.

September 2015








GSS Gabon signs a three-year contract with the Minister of Labour to provide 20 Gabonese youth with training and internship opportunities.

September 2015

Diversity & inclusivity champions' workshop









BMMI’s CSR team launches first Diversity & Inclusivity workshop.

October 2015

Alosra Saudi Arabia employees









Alosra supermarket expands internationally, with a new store in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

November 2015

BIA Workshop









Our IMS team introduces a new standard, Business Continuity Management.

November 2015








BMMI Shops makes a technological breakthrough and launches an Android and iOS app, allowing customers to order all their favourite beverages from the palm of their hand.

November 2015:

LIFO in Djibouti









BMMI launces first LIFO training in our African operations.

November 2015:

City FACT Award









La Vinoteca Barcelona wins best overall and best Mediterranean restaurant in the 2015 Citi Fact awards, as well as the best brunch in combination with Café Amsterdam, which also won best international restaurant.

December 2015









La Vinoteca Barcelona is awarded as the best Mediterranean restaurant of 2015 by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce & Tourism as part of the Food & Travel Arabia awards.