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|Industry||Food Service\ retail|
|Founded||Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada (1999)|
|Headquarters||Edmonton, Alberta, Canada|
|Dale Wishewan, President & CEO|
|Products||Fresh Juice & Smoothies|
Booster Juice Ltd. is Canada's largest chain of fresh juice and smoothie bars, owned and operated by Dale S. Wishewan CEO of Edmonton, AB. The chain specializes in smoothies composed of a pure juice, fruit sorbet or vanilla frozen yogurt, frozen fruit, fresh yogurt and ice. Founded in 1999 in Sherwood Park, Alberta, the company has grown to have 315 traditional and 25 non-traditional locations in Canada, 1 in India, 2 in the United States and 3 in Mexico. Further global expansion is planned, despite established competitors Jamba Juice and Smoothie King in the US.
Dale Wishewan opened the first Booster Juice in 1999 when he realized the market for juice bars in Canada. Prior to opening the first Booster Juice, Wishewan tested the idea at his home by offering smoothies to family and neighbours. Shortly afterwards, the first Booster Juice location opened in November 1999 in Sherwood Park, a suburb of Edmonton.
Booster Juice expanded rapidly to include different parts of the country, with the bulk of its stores located in Western Canada. Encouraged by this success, Wishewan has entered international markets in Europe and the Middle East.
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