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Hesburger (Finland) Signs Agreement with World Franchise Associates (UK)

07 Apr 2017 - Leading Finnish fast food chain HESBURGER is continuing to expand its business operations abroad. Hesburger currently operates 444 restaurants in nine countries including Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Germany, Ukraine, Russia, Bulgaria and Belarus.

“Our aim is to work on continuous development of our business. The world is open to us and, when it comes to business, we do not rule out anything. Our co-operation with World Franchise Associates (WFA) is at its early stages and I am looking forward to see the results we can achieve by working together,” says Kari Salmela, CEO of Hesburger.

Hesburger’s latest expansion includes openings in Bulgaria at the end of 2016 and in Belarus in early 2017 and in 2017 Hesburger plans to open four additional restaurants in Bulgaria, and a further three in Belarus.

In 2016, sales of Hesburger restaurants abroad totaled to €73.5M which represents positive growth of 11% over previous year sales. Currently Hesburger employs approximately 1,700 people outside of Finland.

For more information on international franchise development opportunities with Hesburger please contact Troy Franklin of World Franchise Associates at or at +60192101909.

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