Ahmedabad, March 6: When in Rome, do as the Romans do. US food giants such as KFC, McDonalds, Pizza Hut, Subway seem to have started following the saying after introducing complete vegetarian food at their outlets situated in Gujarat.
The fast food giants, which are mainly known for non-veg food items, aimed the vegetarians in the state. Subway also has started offering Jain food in which they do not even use onion and garlic as ingredients.
Times of India quoted Durlabh Singh, Subway's development agent for Gujarat and Daman-Diu as saying, "We carried out a survey in Gujarat and sent a proposal to the US HQ to open an all-veg outlet with a pure Jain counter in Ahmedabad."
"We will now add more vegetarian items on the menu in Gujarat, which is the only state that contributes 60% of the total sales from vegetarian food," Singh added.
Informing about its first all vegetarian counter at a private university in Punjab, Singh also said, "We plan to open similar outlets in Vadodara, Surat, Rajkot, Anand, Jamnagar and Bhavnagar soon."
According to sources, Pizza Hut, McDonalds, KFC also have plans of setting up all-vegetarians outlets in different parts of the state. Spokespersons of the food giants also informed that they would increase the vegetarian items in the outlets which have already been opened.
Veggie Delite, Veggie Patty, Paneer Tikka, Veg. Shammi and Aloo Patty are some of the complete vegetarian food which are currently available at the outlets of Subway.