This month, Dutch chain Vegan Junk Food Bar (VJFB) opened its first worldwide location in Barcelona, Spain. The brand new location is located within the El Born neighborhood and presents the identical colourful, quirky environment because the chain’s places within the Netherlands. The menu consists of artistic sandwiches such because the Daddy Mc Chik’n (vegan hen, bacon, veggies, and particular “Daddy” sauce stuffed between pink- and blue-hued buns); loaded “freak” fries served with a wide range of colourful toppings; a collection of vegan fish dishes, together with sashimi, that includes Vegan ZeaStar (a model collaboration between VJFB and consulting agency Vegan XL); together with a artistic cocktail menu and branded merchandise. The Barcelona location will comply with native Spanish laws to function safely throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
VJFB opened its first location in Amsterdam in 2017 and has since grown to 5 places within the Netherlands. In August, the enterprise announced it’s in search of franchising companions who’ve expertise within the hospitality business with a want to develop between 10 and 100 VJFB places within the coming years. The chain lately signed its first franchise settlement and can develop to further places inside Spain, beginning with Madrid, earlier than embarking on a bigger European growth.