1952: Mr Jalal Almeer and his cousin, Mr Abdul Rahman Almeer, established a business partnership to engage in the import and distribution of food items from neighboring Gulf States and other countries such as India.
Almeer partnership responded to the post-war development of Bahrain by expanding their activities into the import and distribution of sanitary ware and tiles. An office and showroom was established in Manama souq.
1972: New line of Business Building Materials Store formed
1982: changed the business status to that of Sole Proprietorship in the name of Almeer Trading Establishment.
1984: Opened a new store in Muharraq to cope with rising demand.
The adoption of a new brand Almuntazah.and First Branch Almuntazah Market opened.
1985: Almeer Wholesale Division (now Almeer Distribution) was established for the import, wholesaling and distribution of food and non-food items to satisfy growing demand.
1995: Almuntazah Trading Centre & Almuntazah Computers was established.
2000: This year witnessed the sad demise of the Group’s co-founder, Mr Jalal Almeer. His three sons took over the running of the business.
Almeer was approached by the Saudi Arabian-based Herfy fast food restaurant chain, which was looking to expand into other parts of the GCC. They selected Almeer for the Bahrain franchise due to its successful supermarket business and its knowledge of the retail food sector. Three outlets have been opened in Manama, Hoora and Muharraq. In the beginning of 2016, Almeer cancelled the franchisee agreement with Herfy management and stopped its operation in Bahrain to concentrate more on other prime businesses.
2005: Almeer established Almuntazah Travels, which is an IATA-accredited travel agency.
2007:Almeer Training Centre was initially established to serve the needs of Almeer’s fast expanding supermarket business and other activities.
2008: Almeer Group was established.
2012 : Yet another golden feather added to the crown of Almeer Group by securing the franchise of Segafredo Espresso which is a global net work of Italian Café serving pure Italian coffee.
2015: Almuntazah Express was adopted to Almuntazah Family