Popeyes Continues Expansion Plan in Europe

The QSR brand will open its first restaurant in this European country later this year.

Photo courtesy of Popeyes.

Popeyes will open its first restaurant in Italy later this year.

The brand will work with Restaurant Brands Iberia, the parent of the master franchisees for Burger King Spain, Burger King Portugal, Popeyes Spain and Tim Hortons Spain, to develop and grow in the country.

“We’re very excited about growing the brand in Italy with RB Iberia, a long-term partner and strong operator. We have set ambitious expansion plans for our iconic brand, and today’s news highlights our commitment to serving Popeyes bold Louisiana flavors to more guests around the world,” says David Shear, president of international, Restaurant Brands Int’l., parent company of Popeyes, in a Feb. 1 release.

Popeyes has over 4,300 restaurants in more than 35 countries around the world. The new agreement marks a continuation of Popeyes expansion plan in Europe, with Popeyes restaurants already in Spain, Switzerland, the U.K., Romania, France, and more recently in Poland and Czech Republic.




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