4 Jun 2015

BurgerFuel shares up 22 percent

4:06 pm on 4 June 2015

Shares in fast-food chain BurgerFuel have jumped 22 percent after it announced it was working with an American firm, OhCal Foods, to get its burgers into the United States.

BurgerFuel has 26 stores throughout the Middle East - including several in Saudi Arabia (pictured).

BurgerFuel has 26 stores throughout the Middle East - including several in Saudi Arabia (pictured). Photo: SUPPLIED

Burger Fuel chief executive Josef Roberts said it was working with the American-based Subway outlets on expansion plans.

OhCal is owned by the Grewal family, who develop and service more than 2100 Subway stores in California.

Burger Fuel said it was working on selecting a site for its first store.

The company's shares jumped 62 cents to $3.50 each this morning.

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