KFC Invests $ 2.5 Million in Costa Rica

The company is scheduled to open three new restaurants in Santa Ana by end of March.

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Daniel Valverde, brand and sales manager for KFC Costa Rica informed Elfinancierocr.com: "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. With these transactions, the company will have 24 KFC, 16 Quiznos and 5 Teriyaki restaurants, for a total of 45 establishments.

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April 2012

Those that are already here are expanding by opening more stores, while other franchises are coming to settle in a market with rapidly changing trends in consumer dining.

In 2012 seven new concepts will join the fast-food market .

Spoleto is one of them, a chain of Brazilian origin that offers salads and pasta dishes prepared to suit the client.

Fast-food Chains Expand in Costa Rica

January 2011

In 2011 fast food chains plan to open 20 new restaurants.

The average investment ranges between $ 1 million and $ 1.5 million for opening of new stores. Also, remodeling of some stores was announced with values between $ 120 thousand and $ 400 thousand.

The new restaurants will generate about 425 jobs.

Costa Rica: 29 New Restaurants in 2010

January 2010

Fast food chains will open 29 new restaurants in Costa Rica, most of them in the Metropolitan Area.

This was announced by McDonald’s, KFC, Quiznos, Burger King, Church’s Chicken, Papa John’s, Campero, Taco Bell and Wendy’s.

On Sunday, McDonald's inaugurated its 35th restaurant, located in Desamparados, and will open another in Multiplaza Escazú. The company announced 4 additional restaurants this year.

Costa Rica: $6.5 Million in New Restaurants

June 2009

In the first six months of the year, four fast food franchises have opened six new restaurants.

With an investment of $3.5 million, the firm QSR (Quick Service Restaurant), owner of the franchises KFC, Quiznos, and Teriyaki, opened three locations in Santa Ana. Arcos Dorados, the owner of the McDonald’s franchise, opened three locations in San Ramon, Grecia, and Liberia.

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