Through a master franchise agreement with Shanta Holdings, Marble Slab Creamery opened its first location in Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. 

Shanta Holdings plans to open additional locations throughout Bangladesh.

“The opening of Marble Slab Creamery in Bangladesh represents our interest in the burgeoning ice cream market in South East Asia,” said Chris Dull, president and CEO of Global Franchise Group (GFG), the franchisor of Marble Slab Creamery as well as Hot Dog on a Stick and MaggieMoo’s Ice Cream & Treatery. With the opening of this store, GFG now has 216 international locations and we look forward to working with Shanta Holdings to expand the Marble Slab Creamery brand across Bangladesh.

The store, according to a release, is in Dhaka's a new commercial building with a prime location surrounded by embassies, banks, schools and top tier residential areas.

Marble Slab Creamery has 136 international destinations spanning such locations as Bahrain, Canada, Guam, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Pakistan, Mexico, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Singapore, and the United States.