Louisville / KY. (pj) Papa John´s International Inc., the world´s third largest pizza company, announced the opening of its first restaurant in Bolivia. Papa John’s is known worldwide for its Better Ingredients, Better Pizza concept and now brings Better Pizza to Bolivia through the opening of a brand new franchised restaurant in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Golden Brands Inc. has the exclusive development rights for Bolivia. Steve Nacif, the operating partner of Golden Brands, plans to open another restaurant in 2015, and to ultimately open more than ten restaurants in Bolivia. «The Papa John’s brand continues to experience considerable popularity and growth», confirms Tim O’Hern, Senior Vice President & Chief Development Officer of Papa John’s International Inc. «Our fresh hand-tossed dough, fresh-packed tomato sauce, and signature cheese all combine to make a better pizza. We now are approaching 4’800 restaurants in 40 countries and territories, and we are very proud to add Bolivia as our newest country. Our strong opening sales confirm our belief that the people of Bolivia were looking for a better pizza». The Bolivia store opening is part of Papa John’s strategy of continued expansion in Latin America. Papa John’s International is currently looking for potential franchisees for Brazil, Mexico and several Caribbean markets.