Canada’s Odd Burger announces huge expansion with 36 new locations – vegconomist
from Canada weird burgerthe first vegan fast food chain to be listed on the stock exchange, announces today that open an impressive 36 new locations across Alberta and British Columbia as the business continues to see success.
The news comes just weeks after the fast-growing chain announced the launch of Nonsense foodsa new range of exclusive vegetable proteins and dairy alternatives such as dairy-free burgers, chicken breasts, sausages and sauces, which will be distributed exclusively by Syscothe largest catering company in the world.
Odd Burger currently operates six locations with eleven more in the planning and construction phase, including franchises in Calgary and Victoria.
Extension planned until 2030
Odd Burger has signed a territorial representation agreement with Sai-Ganesh Enterprises (EMS), a hotel group specializing in franchising and commercial construction, to set up new Odd Burger establishments over the next seven years. SGE will oversee the franchises and plans to launch a company restaurant in Western Canada to train new franchisees.
Said James McInnes, co-founder and CEO of Odd Burger: “One of the challenges of franchising is to provide an ideal level of support and service to sites that are away from our head office, but the partnership with Utsang and SGE’s team of local experts has completely eliminated this problem. Regional development agreements are a logical way for us to grow and have impact in new regions, so we look forward to forging similar relationships with like-minded developers in Canada, the United States and abroad. ‘foreigner..”
“SGE is always on the lookout for truly new and unique opportunities in fast food, and Odd Burger is among the most exciting and modern concepts we have ever encountered,” adds Utsang Desai, President of SGE. . “As lifelong vegetarians, we have a passion for healthy eating and environmental stewardship, and Odd Burger also adds innovative technology that improves efficiency, profitability and customer experience.”