Subway opens its 600th outlet in India

SubwaySandwich chain Subway opened its 600th outlet in India at Bharuch, Gujarat, pointing to a growing preference for restaurants serving fresh and customizable on-the-go menu, according to a release.

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Gloria Jean’s Coffee Cafe is all set to re-enter the Indian market

Gloria JeansAustralian coffee cafe brand, Gloria Jean’s Coffees, is all set to re-enter the Indian market after ending its six-year long master franchise with Citymax, the hospitality division of the Dubai-based retail giant, Landmark Group.

According to industry sources familiar with the development, discussions are currently on for inking an agreement that will see Gloria Jean’s make a second attempt in establishing a foothold in the Indian coffee retail market .

Responding to queries on its re-entry plans, the spokesperson at Gloria Jean’s Coffees said: “While we can confirm that Gloria Jean’s Coffees remains committed to the Indian market, we would not be able to share more details on our India plans as yet.”

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Dunkin’ Donuts makes its debut in Ahmedabad

Dunkin DonutsDunkin’ Donuts, a global chain of doughnuts, baked goods and coffee, has made its entry into the largest city of Gujarat by launching its first restaurant in Ahmedabad.

Speaking on the launch, Ajay Kaul, CEO, Jubilant FoodWorks Limited, said, “After making an amazing connection with young adult consumers in key cities of the country like Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore, we are extremely excited to enter the seventh largest metropolitan area in India and the largest  city in the state of Gujarat, Ahmedabad. We have opened our 44th restaurant in India and have plans to expand, through the year, across North, West and South India. With the evolution of the new-age consumer, who find the concept of a QSR very infantile, we feel very confident that Dunkin’ Donuts will connect with them very strongly with its unique positioning in the Indian food service industry.”

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