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IKEA Ranks as World's Sixth Largest Food Chain

IKEA Ranks as World's Sixth Largest Food Chain


PARIS, FRANCE
Friday, June 21st, 2019

IKEA is home to affordable couches, cute wall hangings, and the best darn meatballs a gal could ask for. And although it may be considered a budgeter’s haven to most, the company considers itself a restaurant. According to a report from Fast Company, IKEA claims to be the world’s sixth largest food chain—and it’s already sniffing after delivery options.

A trial version of this home delivery is already in place in Paris, so Parisians will be able to snack on salads, salmon, and beets. The food will be distributed out of a 58,000-square-foot urban store located in the city center. If the trial is successful, IKEA could expand the idea to Spain and other European markets.

Ikea claims to be the world’s sixth largest food chain

However, questions still remain. Will the food items be hot and ready-to-eat? Will they be frozen? Perhaps my most pressing question is: Will there be meatballs?

A spokesperson told the news source that it was too early in the planning process to offer further details.

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