Food franchise SumoSalad is facing a tough year. After being forced to change its suppliers due to damage from the Victorian bushfires and Queensland floods, founders Luke Baylis and James Miller have faced the biggest downturn in retail sales for years.
When living in the US, SumoSalad founders James Miller (right of picture) and Luke Baylis were exposed to a society filled with endless supplies of junk food, obesity and unhealthy living. They realised it was not much better in Australia.
Sumo Salad is set for a growth spurt, with tendrils spread in several directions. Founder Luke Baylis talks to JACQUI WALKER about regaining control of the brand and recruiting franchisees in a tough market.
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