Yacht Name: Cocoa Bean -
Owners: Ali Ghandour and Maha Juffali -
Ali Ghandour and his wife Maha Juffali are the owners of the yacht Cocoa Bean.
Ali Ghandour is the owner of Albani Perfumes, a wholesaler of perfumes based in Miami. His family is the founder of the Gandour & Sons a leading food manufacturer in the Middle East, North Africa and India.
The company was founded in 1857 and was originally a manufacturer of a variety of hard-
Nowadays Gandour offers an extensive range of products including biscuits, cakes, chocolates, gums, candies, snacks, wafers and cooking oils. Gandour has more than 3,000 employees.
Ali Ghandour is Chairman of the Board while his wife Maha Al Juffali is a board member.
Maha Al Juffali is the daughter of the late Sheikh Ahmed bin Abdullah Al-
The Al Juffali Group is Saudi Arabia’s large privately owned company.
The company is active in many business sectors such as automotive (Al Juffali is the exclusive distributor for Mercedes-
The net worth of the Al Juffali family is estimated at US$ 6 billion. The family owns several yachts, such as Kolaha owned by Sheikh Khaled Juffali (Brother of Maha).
Ali Ghandour previously owned the 43 meter Broward Marine Cocoa Bean (now named Lady Nora). The net worth of Ali Ghandour is more than US$ 1 billion.
The Ghandour and Al Juffali families are active philanthropists. Sheik Ahed Juffali founded the Help Center.
The Help Center is a non-
The yacht Cocoa Bean was built by Trinity Yachts and was delivered in 2013. The yacht is actually the largest yacht built by Trinity. The interior of Cocoa Bean is designed by Evan Marshall and can accommodate 12 guests and a crew of 19.
The yacht is built of steel with an aluminum superstructure. Not much is known about the interior of the yacht, but we do know she features a special half round glass elevator.
You can find a General Arrangement of the yacht here. We think the name Cocoa Bean relates to the Ghandour Company, as one of its product is chocolate.
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