Fast food: More Investments in Costa Rica

The McDonald's chain will invest $5 million this year in launching three new restaurants, completing 70 points of sale in the country.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

The company reported that one of the new restaurants is currently being built in Concepción de La Union, Cartago, but regarding the location of the other two establishments, preferred not to give details.

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The new investment made by Arcos Dorados, owner of the McDonald's franchise in Costa Rica, is part of the country's expansion plan for the triennium 2017-2019, which totals $17 million.

Regarding the investments that have already been made for the 2017-2019 plan, the opening of ten new restaurants and the remodeling of eight other establishments that were already operating stands out.

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Regarding other investments in the future, Esteban Sequeira, general director of Arcos Dorados for Costa Rica, explained to that "... the company bets on Costa Rica and in the triennium 2020-2022 is expected to develop an investment plan with an amount no less than the period ending in 2019."

Sequeira added that "... there is still a lot of scope for growth in food services, both in the central area of the country and beyond."

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