Fast Food Chain Reopens in Costa Rica

The owner in the region of Juan Valdez coffee shops has acquired the Burger King franchise in the country and is preparing for the opening of eleven outlets in the remainder of the year.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

After having announced in October of 2015 the close of the 29 restaurants that operated in the country, due to a decision by the shareholder and franchise holder BKC EE.UU., the brand is returning to the country in the hands of the business group JV CentroaméricaThe new owner has already opened one restaurant and is preparing to open two more in the next two weeks and eight during the second half of the year.

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The new owners of the Burger King chain in Costa Rica are putting their efforts into improved customer service, more modern restaurants and a traditional menu that made this franchise famous in the past.

Nacion.com reported that "...The new owner of the Burger King franchise in Costa Rica is the business group JV Centroamérica, the current owner of the Juan Valdez coffee shops and will be the entity operating the restaurants under the name Alimentos Exclusivos BK Costa Rica."

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