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ABR Holdings Ltd

Country of Origin: Singapore

Industry: Food & Beverage

Description: ABR Holdings Limited (“ABR”) began as the owner and operator of the first full-service Swensen’s ice cream restaurant in Singapore back in 1979. The Swensen’s brand, with over 20 restaurants in Singapore, remains one of the market leaders in the western casual dining category and one of the preferred choices in good value family dining.

Beyond Swensen’s, ABR also manage a portfolio of well-known food and beverage companies and brands. These include Season Confectionary & Bakery, Season’s Café, Gloria Jean's Coffees, Hippopotamus Restaurant Grill, Yogen Fruz, Tip Top Curry Puff and Oishi Pizza.


Contact No.: (65) 6786 2866

Address: 41 Tampines Street 92 ABR Building 528881

Brand: Swensens Franchise Status: Franchisor

Country of Origin: USA

Description: In 1948, when Earle Swensen opened his first Ice Cream Shoppe in San Francisco atop Russian Hill, offering his ice cream as "Good as Father Used to Make", little did he realize that Swensen's would be today, a name synonymous with extraordinary delicious ice cream the world ever known.

Since then, more than 180 flavors of ice cream have been created and enjoyed by both young and old, making Earle Swensen's "America's Ice Cream Man". Ice cream lovers certainly agreed because today, there are over 200 Swensen's ice cream outlets all over the world including Asia, the Middle East, USA and South America.
Swensen's came to Singapore in 1979, and won the hearts of many with delicious ice cream sundaes in a warm, unpretentious ambience and a casual atmosphere. Friends and family meet in the cozy and comfortable booth seats with trademark tiffany lamps for relaxing meals or to celebrate special occasions.
Swensen's has developed over the years to become a restaurant chain offering not only ice cream, but fun and friendly casual-dining with a wide selection of hearty food, desserts, beverages, ice cream cakes and takeaway novelties.

Now a household name in Singapore, Swensen’s is synonymous with sweet memories of good time spent with loved ones. Since the opening of the first 200-seater restaurant at Thomson Plaza in 1979, Swensen’s has expanded to over 20 full-service restaurants serving an all-day menu of food and ice cream sundaes, and continues to bring people together for hearty meals and shared memories.

Brand: Gloria Jeans Franchise Status: Franchisor

Country of Origin: USA

Description: Gloria Jean’s Coffees is dedicated to offering the world’s highest quality speciality coffee – from bean to cup. Australian owned and locally operated, the Gloria Jean’s Coffees family now stretches far and wide across the globe, with over 1,000 coffee houses in 39 countries. It is a combination of passion, commitment to communities and dedication to delivering the highest quality coffee to our guests that unites the global team in the same Vision – to be the most loved and respected coffee company in the world.

Brand: Hippotamus Franchise Status: Franchisor

Country of Origin: France

Description: Created in Paris in 1968, the Hippopotamus Restaurant Grill has gained a strong reputation, especially in the Paris region, with the widest selection of cuts from well-known sirloin, tenderloin and rib steaks, to the rare hanger and skirt steaks, at affordable prices. Hippopotamus welcomes diners in a contemporary setting and friendly ambience, conducive to a relaxing meal, making it a favourite meeting place for lunch and dinner, and meals with family, colleagues or friends. ABR manages the operations of Hippopotamus since 2010.

Brand: Yogen Fruz Franchise Status: Franchisor

Country of Origin: Canada

Description: In 1986, two young brothers opened a revolutionary frozen yogurt retail concept in Toronto, Canada. It was a modest effort: a small store with an extraordinary product and a great design. A concept was developed that provided consumers a health experience unlike any they had tasted before. They immediately fell in love, and a strong following pursued.

Today, Yogen Früz has grown to be a world leader in the frozen yogurt category, with over 1,300 locations operating in 35 countries around the world. Yogen Früz was recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine for its accomplishments and rated the number one Franchise in the World in 1999 among the Franchise 500. The name Yogen implies yogurt, and Früz calls forth "frozen", "fruit" and "fresh". Yogen Früz provides delicious and nutritious frozen desserts for a healthy and active lifestyle.

In Singapore, the Yogen Früz range of delectable frozen desserts is available at all Swensen’s and Earle Swensen’s restaurants.

Brand: Oishi Pizza Franchise Status: Franchisor

Country of Origin:

Description: When East meets West. Combining the secrets of traditional pizza-making techniques from the west and Oishi in-depth knowledge of the Asian taste profiles, Oishi rolls out pizzas guaranteed to top your taste charts. The excellent formula of the dough and flavourful ingredients, make Oishi a great choice for gatherings. It's not just another Pizza.