Dunkin’ Donuts franchise launches in India
Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, has announced the opening of its first two restaurants in India. According to the information provided, Dunkin’ Donuts signed a franchise agreement with Jubilant FoodWorks Ltd. in 2011 to develop 500 restaurants across the country over the next 15 years. The agreement marked the largest international store development commitment in Dunkin’ Donuts’ history.
Giorgio Minardi, President, Dunkin’ Brands International, commented, "As one
of the world's fastest growing economies, we believe India represents a great
growth opportunity for Dunkin' Donuts. We are especially delighted that we are
undertaking this opportunity with Jubilant FoodWorks, one of the largest and
most successful food service companies in India, as our master franchisee in the
country. We think Indian consumers will love Dunkin' Donuts’ high-quality food
and beverages, our friendly restaurant environment, excellent customer service
and the great value we offer."
Over the course of 2011, Dunkin’ Brands, Inc., the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, opened 601 net new locations globally, including 323 net new Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants. In 2012, the company expects to open 350 to 450 net new Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins outside the United States. Dunkin’ Brands has more than 16,800 restaurants in nearly 60 countries and is one of the largest U.S. quick service restaurant companies internationally by unit count. (kbp)
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