Mom’s Touch plans to open 100 stores in the United States by 2025 and branch out to Southeast Asia, the chicken sandwich franchise said Tuesday.
BB.Q Chicken ranked fifth in the 25 fastest-growing restaurant chains in America.
Whether it’s fried, seasoned, steamed or cooked in broth, chicken is one of the most consumed meats in the country. Restaurants that serve chicken are legion, and they go out of business fast.
People purchase chicken at a supermarket in Seoul on Thursday ahead of Chobok, which marks the beginning of the hot season, on July 11.
In 2018, Kang Ji-young was working in venture capital, watching Korea’s food delivery business boom. She wanted a piece of that action, and the piece she envisioned was a chicken franchise in which robots were in charge of the kitchen.
Following a brief run in Korea last October, Shake Shack's gochujang-glazed chicken burger is heading stateside.
The price of one kilogram (2.2 pounds) of chicken rose to 1,362 won ($1.24) Tuesday, up 5.7 percent compared to Nov. 26, when a highly pathogenic strain of avian influenza was first detected.
Chicken and hamburger franchise Popeyes is closing its operation in Korea later this month, 26 years after the first store opened in Apgujeong, southern Seoul, in 1994.
Market Kurly, an e-commerce operator known for fresh produce, has come under fire for selling eggs from chickens housed in the very worst conditions that the Korean rating system permits.
A two-table fried chicken shop in Gumi, North Gyeongsang, in 1991, Kyochon started trading as a Kospi stock Thursday with a grand plan for global expansion.