First Smoothie Factory Store Opens in HoChiMinh City
November 04, 2010 // Franchising.com // DALLAS, TX-- Smoothie Factory known for Blending Nutrition With Great Taste™ with innovative smoothies, fresh-squeezed juices, authentic frozen yogurt, ice cream, coffee, light foods, and nutritional products opened its first location in HoChiMinh City today. The new store, opened by ANH MAI Investment & Development Corp, is located in the Phu My Hung area.
The new, uniquely designed, dual-level Smoothie Factory seats approximately 80 people, includes a children's playground, and is located at 201 Panorama, Ton Dat Tien St., Phu My Hung, Dist. 7, HCM City, across the street from Highlands Coffee. Tastefully decorated with bright colors, rich textures, and a modern design, the store will open Monday thru Sunday from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
James Villasana, co-founder and CEO of Smoothie Factory, stated, "We're very pleased to have partnered with such a professional and experienced organization as ANH MAI Investment & Development Corp. This agreement allows us to introduce our health & wellness concept to a new audience and continues our expansion into the Southeast Asia market which is a growing and strategic area for the Smoothie Factory brand."
The front counter takes center state where guests can watch as all of Smoothie Factory's innovative smoothies and fresh-squeezed juices are prepared. The menu features a wide variety of smoothies including everything from the signature Strawberry Patch™ and Tropical Squeeze™ to the Peanut Butter Powerhouse™ and Meal Replacement Smoothies. A food menu is also available and includes a wide assortment of fresh salads, burgers, pastas, pizza, Thai food, and Vietnamese food.
In April 2010, Smoothie Factory, Inc. signed a master franchise agreement with ANH MAI Investment & Development Corp for development of Smoothie Factory stores throughout Vietnam. The opening of the HoChiMinh City, Vietnam store comes exactly one month after the opening of the Smoothie Factory store in Shenzhen, China.
For more than 14 years the Smoothie Factory brand has been a leader in the juice bar industry by providing customers with reasonably priced smoothies, served quickly, in attractive, clean, pleasant surroundings every day. In addition, an unwavering commitment to health & wellness continues to be an ingredient in their success. The Smoothie Factory Vietnam web site is located at www.smoothiefactory.com.vn.