Jollibee to open first Japan store in 2018
In a signing ceremony held last October 26 in Japan, Jollibee founder Tony Tan Caktiong hints about the first Jollibee franchise in Japan in 2018.
The said ceremony was attended by the leaders of Jollibee Foods, Ise Foods Inc., and President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. Caktiong said that he plans to open the franchise soon to cater to the Filipinos who are either living or visiting Japan. He also wants to introduce the classic and famous Jollibee meals to the Japanese community.
Caktiong partnered up with the Ise Foods Inc. in Japan to improve the quality of the food that they will be producing and serving its customers.
Being a large-scale poultry farm, the resources produced in the said company is expected to improve the quality and the competitiveness of the products that Jollibee will be serving in their branches. The partnership will be including a construction of poultry farms in Manila. The eggs that are to be produced in the said farm will be used for the hamburger and breakfast meals that the fast food chain will be serving.
Sources: Nikei Asian Review
Edit: The name of the Jollibee founder is Tony Tan Caktiong, and not Tony Tan Kakuchon as the article previously mentioned.