Jubilation in Mombasa as Naivas supermarket opens branch in Likoni

Inside Naivas Supermarket in Likoni. The supermarket was officially opened on the 4th of December./Joyce Jura

Mombasa, KENYA: Likoni residents in Mombasa will now not have to go to town to shop as fastest growing supermarket chain Naivas opened a new branch in Likoni.

Shoppers eagerly waiting for Naivas Supermarket in Likoni to be officially opened./Joyce Jura

Speaking during the launch, Naivas Chief Commercial Officer Willy Kimani said that the Naivas Supermarket in Likoni, which is the 48th branch of Naivas, is the third of its kind countrywide.

The vegetable section in the supermarket. The supermarket is mainly a food market./Joyce Jura

“This is the first food market outside Nairobi. By food market we mean more than 30% of the shop actually deals with fresh products, we have a bakery for fresh bakes, deli, butchery, we have a pizza place, we have a grains place..” said Willy Kimani.

Fruits section in the newly opened Naivas Supermarket in Likoni./Joyce Jura

Other Naivas supermarket branches that are also food markets are the ones along Mombasa road and Kiambu road.

Naivas Chief Commercial Officer Willy Kimani during the opening of the supermarket in Likoni./Joyce Jura

Willy Kimani also said Naivas will be opening another branch in Mombasa’s Mwembe Tayari area next week.