Established in 1976 as a General Trading Company by Mr. Faieq Ebrahim Alzayani, a member of one of the leading business families in the region, Faieq Alzayani Co. W.L.L. (FAZCO) has since become one of the leading importers and distributors of luxury and consumer goods in Bahrain. The company has a large portfolio of diverse products including tobacco products and luxury accessories, food and beverage products and other unique items catering to HORECA, FMCG and Retail markets.
The company also owns and operates one of Bahrain's oldest and longest running restaurants, Cico's Italian Restaurant (Est. 1978). Throughout the years the family restaurant has become a magnet for Bahrain's elite and has been able to remain a favorite Trattoria-style destination for all generations. In 2005, Cico's was institutionalized by its crowning achievement as 'Best Restaurant' at the International Hotel and Restaurant Awards in Madrid. FAZCO has since been involved in 5 other restaurant ventures all of which are operating successfully today.
In 2013, FAZCO launched it's first chain of supermarkets, Souq Gourmet which it plans to develop throughout the region.