Java coffee house has opened up a new branch at Shell Lugogo by-pass which adds another milestone to the Vivo Energy convenience retail.

Vivo Energy Uganda, the company that distributes and markets Shell branded fuels and lubricants, has invested in a programme to upgrade its Shell service stations to offer a wider range of services to both shoppers and motorists who visit Shell service stations by partnering with professionals who share in its ambition to invest and grow and provide better services to customers.

Speaking at a media breakfast to officially inaugurate the restaurant, the Managing Director Vivo Energy Uganda, Hans Paulsen said that Vivo Energy understands that customers are looking for more than just a fill-up when they drive to the Shell forecourts and it’s not just about the quality fuels and lubricants sold to the customers, but about delivering a complete service station experience. 

“Across our network we are looking to upgrade our service stations to a modern format and that is why this partnership with Java house with its well-known and high quality service restaurant brands is so important to us” Hans Said.

He further noted that the partnership will see Vivo Energy strategically add Java house restaurants to a number of Shell service stations in Uganda to offer customers the best and most memorable convenience retail experience.

The Business Development manager Java House, Sam Imende said that they are delighted to have partnered with Vivo Energy Uganda, allowing it to operate outlets at Shell service stations in Uganda. “This partnership will benefit customers, giving them more convenience, quality and choice. We have a great relationship with Vivo Energy Uganda and are looking forward to increase our chain to more Shell service stations”, he said.

The opening of Java house at Shell lugogo comes with a promotion where customers who Fuel up at Shell Lugogo any day, from Monday to Friday between 7am to 9am for 100,000 win a Java House breakfast pack and a Kiddies Meal Promo where customers who Fuel up at Shell Lugogo before 10am on Saturday 30th January will win a free kiddie meal at Java Coffee house.

Notes to editors: 

With a vision to become Africa’s most respected energy business Vivo Energy Uganda, the company that distributes and markets Shell-branded fuels and lubricants, was established in February 2013. The Shell brand has been in Uganda since 1953.

 Vivo Energy Uganda has a fuels storage capacity of 18,297 m³ and 118 service stations, with many offering Shell Cards and convenience retail stores. 

Vivo Energy Uganda employs 120 permanent employees. The company is recognised as a leader in the oil industry, championing and setting standards for safety. 

Vivo Energy provides high quality solutions for motorists and businesses in Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mali, Mauritius, Madagascar, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Senegal, Tunisia and Uganda. Its retail offering includes fuels, lubricants, card services, shops and other non-fuel services (e.g. oil change and car wash). For businesses it provides fuels, lubricants and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) to business customers across a range of sectors including marine, mining, and manufacturing. Jet fuel is sold to customers at 23 airports though a partnership with Vitol Aviation. 

The company employs around 2,100 people, operates over 1,500 retail service stations under the Shell brand and has access to approximately 900,000 cubic metres of fuel storage capacity. Shell and Vivo Lubricants has blending capacity of around 125,000 metric tonnes at plants in six countries (Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Morocco, and Tunisia) producing Shell branded lubricants. 

Media Contact:

Vivo Energy Uganda: Corporate Communications Manager

Cerinah Zalwango Tugume

Tel: +256 772 754001 

Email: [email protected]

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