By The Nation
The company said in a press release that the opening ceremony was held at Café Amazon Jewel Changi Airport, the first outlet on the island state and the 2,750th branch of Café Amazon worldwide network.
Representing PTTOR at the event were Auttapol Rerkpiboon, Chairman and Jiraphon Kawswat, President and Chief Executive Officer. Joining them were His Excellency Manopchai Vongphakdi, Ambassador of Thailand to Singapore and Miss Jean Hung, Chief Executive Officer, Jewel Changi Airport Development Private Limited.
According to Auttapol, PTTOR is a flagship company of PTT Group in oil and retail business, aiming to be a leading Thai global brand enriching community values through oil, retail, and related businesses in both domestic and international markets, inclusively with all stakeholders to achieve a sustainable growth together.
He said: “We are extremely pleased to serve up here in Singapore the taste of Café Amazon, a coffee brand we proudly set up in 2002 starting off in our PTT gas stations to service travellers. Throughout 15 years of business, we’re proud to say that Café Amazon has received an overwhelming response in every country it operates.”
As of today, Singapore has two Café Amazon outlets: one at Jewel Changi Airport and another at Jurong. To adapt to Singaporean taste, Café Amazon has adjusted its snack and beverage menu, with Yin Yang; Premium Matcha Latte as its signature drink.
Café Amazon has enjoyed a highly steady growth in sales in each location. In 2018, the number reached a staggering 225 million cups of coffee. Currently, it has around 2,500 branches in Thailand and 200 outlets overseas including in Singapore, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Japan and Oman.