Burger King To Open In Colombia

  • December 14, 2007
Burger King has awarded development rights in Colombia for the cities of Medellin and Cali to the Medellin-franchisee group, KINCO S.A. The first restaurant is expected to open during the first half of 2008 in Medellin. Additional restaurant openings in Medellin and Cali are scheduled during the next two years.

The brand currently enjoys a strong consumer following throughout Latin America with a presence in 26 countries across the region and 14 years of positive comparative sales growth. During fiscal 2007, the Latin America region added a net 95 restaurants for a total of 903 restaurants, up 12% from fiscal 2006. The company expects to reach the 1,000 restaurant milestone in fiscal 2008.

--Nina M. Lentini

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