April 29, 2014 // Franchising.com // Toronto, Canada - Freshii, a leader in the "health casual" segment, signed their first franchise in Germany. It will be expanding on its existing presence in Europe which currently includes 6 units open in Stockholm, Vienna and Zurich. The franchisee has signed on to open the first location in the State of Bad-Wurttemburg, Germany and will be evaluating real estate for their first site in Stuttgart.
Freshii has taken off in the region, where there is currently a major focus on fresh, healthy options. EA Welt GmbH a Stuttgart based company recognizes this opportunity. As the franchisee EA Welt GmbH looks to open their first location by the end of 2014 with plans to open multiple locations in 2015. EA Welt GmbH in addition to this and other ventures operates Fransmart Europe, Europe’s Premier food franchise development company.
Freshii is the leading "health casual" restaurant chain featuring custom-made green wraps, salads, quinoa bowls, and fresh pressed juices. The brand, recently named 2013's Franchise of the Year in Canada by Foodservice and Hospitality, is continuing to attract quality franchise partners, worldwide. They are also making a significant digital impact through social media, where they have over 100,000 followers on Instagram, and their innovative mobile app, which helped them achieve the #8 spot on Restaurant Social Media Index’s Top Mobile Brands.
With over 100 stores in operation and 400 in development across the USA, Canada, Europe, Middle East and Latin America, Freshii is opening on average 1.2 stores per week and expanding their global footprint with the help of franchise development partner Fransmart. A total of 60 new openings are projected for 2014.
Freshii is a "health casual" restaurant brand, offering guests a nutritious and delicious meal on the go, without sacrificing taste or time. The menu includes custom-made green wraps, salads, quinoa bowls, and fresh pressed juices, in its efforts to help people all over the world live healthier, happier and longer lives. With headquarter offices in Chicago, IL and Toronto, Canada, and partner offices in Washington, DC and Newport Beach, CA, Freshii has experienced a development boom since working with development partner Fransmart. The brand now has almost 100 stores in operation and several others in development, currently boasting units in 40 cities in 9 countries. The innovative concept has also won multiple awards, including ranking #6 on Fast Casual’s Top 100 Movers & Shakers and NRN’s Top 100 Social Brands and Canadian Franchise of the Year. Founder and CEO, Matthew Corrin, has had TV appearances on Undercover Boss and The Food Network’s Giving You The Business, as well as a feature article in Fortune Magazine.
For more information or if you are interested in franchising in Europe please visit: http://www.fransmart.eu.