Costa Rica: Fast Food Franchises Closing Operations

Citing unprofitability the investment group owner of the US franchise Wendy's has announced the closure of its operations in the country.

Friday, January 9, 2015

From a statement issued by Comidas Rápidas Wentica S.A. (Wendy's Costa Rica):

Comidas Rápidas Wentica S.A., operator of the restaurant chain Wendy's Costa Rica, under the principle of responsibly to shareholders, has decided to close its 10 stores in the country permanently, citing reduced the chain's profitability, due to the fact that Costa Rica is the third country in the world in terms of the number of restaurants per square kilometer.

We said goodbye to you with a deep appreciation for having preferred our services over the years. We leave with the satisfaction of having provided the service and quality products that characterize Wendy's since its foundation in the United States over 40 years ago.

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