Nepali Businessmen launch China Supermarket in the UK
London — A group of British Nepali businesspersons has started Chinese Oriental supermarket at Aldershot.
The business venture called ‘China Oriental Supermarket’ was inaugurated on Sunday evening.
Photo : Meelan Tamu/ Gurkha Media
The total investment of the venture is about £800,000.00 and five British Nepali community members have come together to launch the business.
The supermarket is selling Oriental food from different countries of the Far East.
Mayor of Rushmoor Borough Council, Sue Carter, was the chief guest at the inaugural ceremony.
“Customer from our area looking for oriental food were going to Reading or Croydon or New Malden, so we saw a good opportunity to serve the local community in Aldershot with oriental foods,” said Muchhetra Gurung, one of the Directors of the shop.
The supermarket aims to offer Nepali, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Thai, Malaysian , Indonesian, Indian and other South and South East Asian food to its customers.
“As Aldershot has turned into a multicultural town, we hope we will have good and warm response from our customers,” said Kamal Gurung, another Director of the shop.