Costa Rica: KFC, Quiznos and Teriyaki Invest $3.5 million

"QSR Internacional", Costa Rican operator of the KFC, Quiznos and Teriyaki franchises, opened three new restaurants in the country.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009


Kentucky Fried Chicken opened its 24th store in the country, located in the shopping center "Milla Platino", in Lindora, Santa Ana. Gloriana Castro, Marketing Supervisor for the three franchises, reported that $3.5 million were invested in this opening, which adds to what was already invested in the Quiznos and Teriyaki restaurants.

Castro added that KFC is undergoing an expansion process, and that the Santa Ana restaurant was a result of market studies, in which business opportunities were identified. "This way, we fulfill our growth objectives while contributing to employment in the area, as we are hiring 120 new people" she said.

With the new KFC, Quiznos and Teriyaki restaurants, QSR now has 45 stores in the country, employing 1.000 people.

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Daniel Valverde, brand and sales manager for KFC Costa Rica informed "The establishments are in the new Villa Platino shopping center which is located on the highway that connects San Antonio de Belén to Santa Ana.

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