Marrybrown Sdn Bhd (Marrybrown) won the 2022 Best Franchise Award at the 24th Malaysian Franchise Awards (AFM) 2022. Alongside two other brands, Cambridge English For Life Sdn Bhd and Ayam Penyet Bagus Sdn Bhd., Marrybrown also won the best Franchisor Award.
Established in 1981, Marrybrown has more than 500 branches throughout Malaysia and in 16 countries including Sweden, Maldives, China and Myanmar.
Organised by the Malaysian Franchise Association (MFA), AFM 2022 s the highest recognition platform for franchise operators in Malaysia with evaluation based on several important criteria including the franchise system, total franchise growth and annual sales value.
The Ministry of Dometic Trade and Cost of Living secretary-general Datuk Azman Mohd Yusof presented the trophies and certificates of appreciation to all 27 winners in the 22 categories listed. In his speech, he said that more programmes and engagement sessions will be implemented with the university to expose IPT students to the franchise industry.
He added that the government will continue to strive to position the franchise industry as a major sector that has a high impact not only in terms of entrepreneurship development but also by offering more job opportunities. “The government also wants to ensure that the franchise industry will be one of the main sectors that contribute to Malaysia’s Gross Domestic Product,” he said.