Chrizt Ben Bread and Cafe’s delicious bakery products, many utilising the fruit of the palm tree – Cambodia’s arboreal emblem – are now being sold in 7-Eleven stores across the Kingdom.
From palm cake to “Palm Toast”, Chrizt Ben’s creative offerings are providing new taste options to meet the different preferences and needs of customers.
And by adding value to the Kingdom’s agricultural products, they are creating opportunities to improve livelihoods, while offering another source of pride for the Cambodian people.
Not wanting to see palm fruit going to waste, 43-year-old Bun Vuth Dika came up with idea of using palm fruit as a key ingredient in making a modern range of cakes.
“I feel proud to be a Cambodian creating cakes that align with the Kingdom’s national identity and are now being sold in the world-renowned 7-Eleven stores.
“I would like to thank 7-Eleven for not only providing me with this opportunity as a producer, but also for helping people in rural areas earn a better livelihood by now being enable to collect palm fruits to sell.
“It also provides job stability for a number of other workers, such as bakery staff, packers, sellers and delivery personnel,” said Vuth Dika.
The Chrizt Ben bakery opened in 2021, with the business growing rapidly in a short period of time as its products proved incredibly popular.
As a result, they are now available at 7-Eleven stores, with a wide selection to choose from, including palm breads, shredded pork breads, pandan buns, chocolate palm bread and many more.
Chrizt Ben Bread and Cafe currently has three outlets in the capital – in Khan Sen Sok’s Sangkat Kraing Thnong, the CG Mall, which is by Phnom Penh airport, and the Green Community Mall – as well as the Oudong branch in Kampong Chhnang province.
What sets Chrizt Ben apart is its use of high-quality raw materials from Kampong Speu province, with the highest standards of hygiene and safety throughout the entire production process, from packaging to delivery.
7-Eleven has been providing its services in the Kingdom since August 2021, with a pledge to help boost the country’s economy while growing alongside Cambodian society.