Vegetarian meatballs coming to IKEA - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Vegetarian meatballs coming to IKEA

(Source: IKEA) (Source: IKEA)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

IKEA is coming to Memphis, bringing with it furniture, job opportunities, and its famous Swedish meatballs. But, those meatballs are now sparking a new product. 

IKEA plans to create a vegetarian version of the dish.

Store executives say this is the first step in adding more nutritious and sustainable food options. Click here to learn more about the growing options.

“We have high ambitions, and our journey in this direction has just begun," Michael La Cour, Managing Director of IKEA Food Services AB, announced. "I am proud that we now take the first step and start serving veggie balls.”

IKEA is set to open in Memphis in 2016.

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