Marius starts a veggie food truck in Guldtorget

A veggie food truck, Grön Ninja, hgas opened in Skellefteå's central square. The owner, Marius Perju, says that the idea for the truck came from a desire to save the climate. "I think we all have a green ninja inside us," he says.

Skellefteå 2 mars 2023 10:07

In a bright yellow van, Marius Perju is driven around the streets of Skellefteå. On the side of the van is a large logo with a turtle holding two samurai swords in front of an image of a globe. Marius says that one of the reasons he's starting the food truck is that he has had difficulty finding local places that serve vegan food.

– When you go out to eat, there isn't much choice. That's why I came up with this idea, because it was so difficult for me when I was going out on the town. I used to ask myself: where should I eat, what should I eat? Then I thought that I'll do it myself, he says.

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Marius Perju says he became vegan partly for the sake of his health.

Do you think there'll be demand for vegetarian food in Skellefteå?

– I think there is. Everyone I've talked to has been interested.

Marius has not run a restaurant before, but has worked as a chef at Verandan, among others. He originally comes from Romania but has lived in Sweden for ten years. He became a vegan three years ago and says he became a vegan because of his health.

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The food cart opens its windows on Guldtorget onThursday, March 2.

The name Grön Ninja comes from Marius'smartial arts interest as well as a commitment to the climate issue.

- Most people try to help the environment. I'm vegan, others sort their garbage. It all has a positive impact on the environment. People want to influence the environment in a positive way; it's not always that easy, but lots of small things become a big thing that can make a difference, he says.

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Among other things, veggie burgers will be served.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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