Jan. 27, 2016
Marble Slab Creamery is going to Mexico Citty, according to Global Franchise Group LLC, the franchiser of Marble Slab Creamery. Through an agreement with JCM Group, led by Manuel Saidi and Julian Ramon Brito Cuevas, Marble Slab Creamery is now open in Gran Sur Mall, an entertainment destination in Mexico City, according to a company press release. The store offers Marble Slab's ice cream with customizable mix-ins and ice cream cakes, according to a company press release. It is the only ice cream shop in the area offering unlimited mix-ins for a set price. JCM Group has plans to open additional stores throughout Mexico in the future.
"Ice cream is extremely popular in Mexico, but it's not always fresh and delicious. Mexico City is in for a real treat with the addition of Marble Slab Creamery," said Chris Dull, president and CEO of GFG. "Marble Slab Creamery's expansion into Mexico is another example of how GFG's craveable brands are growing in popularity throughout the world. We are proud to now have more than 230 international locations in our all-brand portfolio."
Marble Slab Creamery Mexico City is a large open store and is accessible to foot traffic. The design of the shop has a modern twist featuring a digital menu board and a video explaining the Marble Slab Creamery concept to customers. The store is located next to a movie theater and neighborhood with homes, schools and offices.
"Mexico City is a destination that has some of the best food in the world and we opened Marble Slab Creamery knowing people would appreciate our quality ingredients and delicious taste of our fresh ice cream, said Manuel Saidi, partner of JCM Group.
Julian Ramon Brito Cuevas, also a JCM Partner added, "We have received an extremely warm welcome at Gran Sur and we are far exceeding our expectations on consumer demand. We look forward to serving more customers and expanding the Marble Slab Creamery concept here in Mexico."