Totonto / CA. (rbi) RBI’s «Popeyes» brand and Jubilant Foodworks Limited (JFL), India’s leading food service company with a strong legacy of introducing and growing international brands in the country, are excited to open the first restaurant in Bangalore, India, in the city’s hot spot of Koramangala.
«We are very excited to work with Jubilant Foodworks Limited to officially introduce Indian guests to the «Popeyes» experience and our iconic Louisiana style chicken with its unique blend of spices and flavors,» said David Shear, President RBI International, parent company of «Popeyes». «This milestone furthers our commitment to open hundreds of restaurants across India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan in the coming years and builds on our track record of working with best-in-class operators to reach more guests around the world,» concluded Shear.
Founded in New Orleans in 1972, «Popeyes» has more than 45 years of history and culinary tradition. The popularity of the «Popeyes» brand has grown across the world to 3,500 restaurants across 25 countries.
Speaking on the launch of the «Popeyes» brand in India, Shyam S. Bhartia, Chairman and Hari S. Bhartia, Co-Chairman, Jubilant Foodworks Limited said, «With chicken being one of the largest and fastest-growing categories in India, we are excited to introduce the «Popeyes» brand to the chicken-loving Indian guests. We are confident that «Popeyes» will not only delight Indian guests but also strategically complement our portfolio and fortify JFL’s leadership in the QSR domain.»
«Popeyes» recently announced agreements to enter South Korea, France, and Romania. Other international expansions over the past years include Spain, Brazil, China, Switzerland, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Mexico, United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia. «Popeyes» Louisiana Kitchen is part of Restaurant Brands International Inc. (RBI). RBI is one of the world’s largest quick service restaurant companies with more than USD 35 billion in system-wide sales and over 28,000 restaurants in more than 100 countries. RBI owns four of the world’s most prominent and iconic quick service restaurant brands – «Tim Hortons», «Burger King», «Popeyes» and «Firehouse Subs».