Dutch retailer Albert Heijn has announced plans to introduce salad bars in approximately 100 stores before the end of this year.
The decision follows a successful pilot project in several stores, the retailer added.
The salad bar is part of the Albert Heijn’s fresh department and will offer 100% natural salads without artificial preservatives.
The salad assortment will offer customers the option to choose from six mixed salads, four toppings, and two dressings.
The mixed salad options include, among others, pasta salad, quinoa salad, a niçoise salad, or a coleslaw.
The toppings include hummus, falafel, white beans with tomatoes, and smoked chicken, while the dressings include honey mustard and basil and a seed mix.
The retailer plans to update the recipes every four weeks and adapt it according to seasonal ingredients.
The salads will be available in small, medium, or large sizes with fixed prices for each.
It will be handed out in bowls along with lids, cutlery and napkins allowing customers the option for a takeaway or immediate consumption.
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