EMERYVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jamba, Inc., (NASDAQ:JMBA) a leading health and wellness brand, announced today that the Company has awarded the operation of its store excellence evaluations to EcoSure food safety solutions. EcoSure is a division of Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services.
Jamba operations excellence evaluations cover the areas of quality assurance, equipment, service and training and cleanliness standards within all stores. EcoSure will perform the evaluations across all Jamba company and franchise-owned stores. Jamba will leverage the evaluation results to improve operations excellence and guest satisfaction and as feedback to further inform brand standards and execution.
“We are very pleased to announce our new partnership with EcoSure as a key next step of our Franchise operational excellence program,” said Arnaud Joliff, senior vice president, supply chain and operations services, Jamba Juice. “The EcoSure food safety solution program will provide Jamba with customized, comprehensive evaluations and training to help our franchisees maintain the highest standards of safety, guest experience and brand protection for our customers.”
“We are excited about our new partnership with Jamba Juice, working together to further advance their operations in line with their high standards for guest satisfaction. We always appreciate the opportunity to partner with companies such as Jamba Juice, who share our values and passion for delivering the very best in guest safety and experience,” said Chris Meier, vice president of operations, EcoSure.
Founded in 1990, Jamba, Inc. is a leading restaurant retailer of better-for-you, specialty beverage and food offerings, which include great tasting, whole fruit smoothies, fresh squeezed juices and juice blends, hot teas, and a variety of food items including hot oatmeal, breakfast wraps, sandwiches, Artisan Flatbreads™, baked goods, and snacks. As of June 30, 2015, there were 807 Jamba® stores system-wide in the United States, of which 601 are franchise-operated stores, and 206 are Company-owned. Jamba is a proud sponsor of “Team Up for a Healthy America” in the fight against childhood obesity and encourages fans to join the Team Up community of celebrities, athletes, and other leaders committed to getting kids active and involved at www.myhealthpledge.com. Fans of Jamba Juice can find out more about Jamba Juice's locations as well as specific offerings and promotions by visiting the Jamba Juice website at www.JambaJuice.com or by contacting Jamba's Guest Services team at 1-866-4R-FRUIT (473-7848).
A trusted partner at more than one million customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. With 2014 sales of $14 billion and 47,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use, and improve operational efficiencies for customers in the food, healthcare, energy, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world. For more Ecolab news and information, visit www.ecolab.com.