Japanese culture has a significant influence here in the Philippines, most notable their anime adaptations are a nostalgic reminder of our youth. A growing trend here that comes from Japan is food. Their street food is not unfamiliar with our own! Yes, the very popular takoyaki ball made from chewy bits of octopus is increasingly getting popular in the Philippines and since handling a business like a stall is relatively easy wouldn’t you want to try it as well? Here are the most popular stalls that are still growing right now!
Established in August of 1998 by Ms. Marites Villaflor and her family, they essentially pioneered the takoyaki business with TK Takoyaki. They have expanded to other food items such as siomai, calamares and beef yakiniku, and their business is regarded as the most stable in the Philippine market, and how! TK franchise has seen the most growth and expansion around Metro Manila, so you are sure to get a sustainable business with them.
They also provide Online Franchise Management (OFM) to track business growth such as finance and accounting, monitoring of stocks and analyses, as well as automatic delivery and supply shortage notification.
Initial supply worth P6,000
Business permits procurement assistance
Opening day support
Promotion and advertisement
Weekly crew training (+6 days hands-on training)
Downloaded, filled-up, and submitted form from their website www.tktakoyaki.com for assessment and evaluation.
Establishing right at the same time with TK Franchise, Chiggy’s serve okonomiyaki balls, which are made out of vegetables but can also contain pork and seafood. They are suitable for people who want a healthy snack, but also looking for affordable but quality Japanese food, without compromising the quality! Their stalls can be seen in every main city in the Philippines, with more expansion coming in the provinces.
Use of Trademarks
Operations Manual on Loan
Research and Development
Cart on Loan
Space – 60 sqm. Minimum
Total Capital Requirement: P3.5 million
Initial Term of 5 years
Cart Package – P250,000
Outlet Only – P220,000
Royalty Fee: 5% of gross sales
Address: 213 Molave St. Poly Subd., Matina, Davao City
Telephone no.: (082) 295-6103
Mobile no.: 0922-818-1261, 0917-703-0714
The Uy sisters hit the ball in the park with this one! The Tamayaki franchise is considered as the most rapid growing takoyaki business with 200 branches nationwide, and was only founded in 2013! The idea came from abroad and they wanted to provide the authentic real deal and bring it back home, and many Filipinos agree since their success rate is high!
Trademark, logo, and name
Opening day assistance
Promotion and advertising
Location selection assistance
Two weeks of supply
Contract: 5 years
Total Investment – P800,000 to P1,000,000 depending on size and location of outlet
Franchise Fee – P300,000 (included already in total investment)
Address: 453 P. Guevarra St., San Juan, Metro Manila
Telephone no.: (02)-705-1856
E & E’s Takuyaki Food Cart
What better way to serve food than going with the people who made it? Yes, E&E is a Japanese company, that can assure you that the best quality and authentic feel people are looking for are guaranteed. The Japanese take pride in making quality products so you can be rest assured that more people will clamor for more!
You may start negotiation by contacting their email or telephone number and sending a letter of intent, which will be followed up by an assessment and negotiation, then a meeting with the management.
Contract: 5 years (renewable)
Approval of the proposed location
Sales Staff, Supervisor and Franchisee training program
Started in 2010, by TJ Javier and Ron St. Ana, the idea came from wanting an F&B business. They offer a Filipino street food as well, and the sauces they make are home-made and unique that you can’t get from other processed food stalls. They are also one of the cheapest stalls to start a takoyaki business as well, so if you have a tight budget you might want to consider starting with them!