How franchising business Siomai King thrived during the pandemic
MANILA, Philippines — Siomai King, one of the country’s leading food cart franchising businesses, has leaned on adaptability to take on the challenges posed by the pandemic.
The pandemic has halted many businesses, especially the food industry, but that’s not the case for Siomai King.
During this period, the company quickly adapted and transitioned from the traditional food cart franchise operation to the unusual “online Franchise” platform.
“During the early months of the pandemic, the choice was simple: either continue doing business as usual and struggle in a market crippled by the pandemic or confront the pandemic head-on by adopting. The truth is that the pandemic is anything but normal, and how you carry out your business operations will determine whether or not your company survive,” said Siomai King CFO and Vice President, Carlito Macadangdang.
“Fortunately, we have our own IT Solutions Company (CloudPanda Ph) and began to develop a different approach where our franchisees can continue to operate their franchise business safely and conveniently online.”
Indeed, Siomai King took the opposite route, risks and expanding even further, fueling rising demand for its products due to its massive online franchise success.
Siomai King CEO, and President Jonathan So glad they have fopund a way to sustain Siomai King despite the pandemic.
“Everyone’s affected. Even our businesses are not immune to the pandemic. I don’t believe in giving up easily. I always believe in the saying that for every tragedy there lies an opportunity. We just can’t accept the fact that we’ll just concede to the situation, we want to be different. We want to win. We fight of we fight. It’s that simple. With a goal in mind, we taught and develop new innovations that would expand and make our business thrive even in a pandemic,” So said.
Now that food businesses return to normal and the appetite of Pinoys for good food has been ressurrected, Siomai King proudly presents new available franchise locations at SM Hypermarket, Robinsons, Puregold, Savemore, Shopwise, LRT, MRT, Waltermart, Gaisano, and Ayala Malls.
For young entrepreneurs who want to taste the success of the franchise application is easy.
First, entrepreneurs are advised to their investment; second they may choose from any of Siomai King franchise brands: Mang Boks, Siopao Da King, Noodle House, Potato King, and Burger Factory to kickstart your food business; and the third step is to earn.
All of the brands are equipped with new machinery to produce 30 million siomai and 2.5 million siopaos monthly.
There are 1,000 branches nationwide strategically placed to ensure that everyone earns aside from being provided a network of assistance and mentoring for their business.
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