Tim Hortons is drawing on expanding into Mexico in the near future, the coffee and doughnut combination’s owner said Friday.
Restaurant Brands International says it has set up a joint volunteer with a group of investors in Mexico. The new company will be the primary franchisee in the mother country, “responsible for developing and growing the brand in the country.”
The move marks the foremost time the iconic Canadian chain has expanded into Latin America. “Our partners clothed a deep understanding of the foodservice industry in Mexico, which we believe devise serve them well in growing the brand in the region and delivering an nonpareil experience,” said Tim Hortons president Elías Díaz Sesé.
As of September, there were 4,400 Tim Hortons places around the world. Last year, Tim Hortons announced plans to extend into Great Britain and the Phillipines.