Papa John’s Pizza: expands into Cambodia

Louisville / KY. (pj) Papa John’s International Inc., one of the world’s largest pizza delivery companies, continues to expand its global presence with 15 new restaurants set to open in Cambodia over the next three years. The flagship store in Phnom Penh opened in late March.

«We are very excited to bring Papa John’s global brand to Cambodia. Papa John’s Cambodia’s team is truly passionate about pizza. With our «better ingredients. better pizza.» promise, we look forward to providing local pizza lovers with quality products and outstanding services,» Peter Xu, Papa John’s Cambodia franchisee said.

Xu was a successful Papa John’s franchisee with restaurants in New York City prior to becoming an international franchisee. He already had other business ventures in Cambodia and wanted to bring his great experience with Papa John’s to Cambodia.

«This is a very exciting time for Papa John’s. We are thrilled to deliver our delicious pizza and food to new customers in Cambodia,» said Jack Swaysland, Chief Operating Officer, International. «Following a record year of sales and growth, Papa John’s is better positioned than ever to accelerate international development, which is a key pillar for the brand’s long-term growth. This is a significant new partnership in Asia, and we look forward to continue growing the Papa John’s family across the globe.»

Currently Papa John’s counts more than 5,360 restaurants in 48 international countries and territories around the globe. In recent years, it has entered 12 new countries, including France, Spain, Tunisia, Iraq, the Netherlands, Morocco, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Poland, Bahamas, Pakistan and Portugal. The company looks to continue its rapid global development and is seeking potential franchisees in Brazil, Japan and Southeast Asia.