Ikea might be opening stand-alone cafés featuring famous meatballs

By Maria Mercedes Galuppo, Buzz60

People visit Ikea for two reasons: to test their relationships and for the meatballs!

Ikea may now be opening stand-alone restaurants and cafées, after finding out that 30 percent of their customers showed up to their stores just to eat.

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The Swedish company is thus now toying with the idea of expanding their food division into cafés in city centers. Their food sales in 2016 reached the $1.8 billion mark, according to a Fast Company report.

Get a closer look at the famous meatballs:

No wonder they call their meatballs "the best sofa-seller!" Ikea has set up pop-up restaurants in London, Paris and Oslo -- all of which have been total successes.

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