World Franchise Associates - Building Franchise Business Worldwide


Donut King (AU) and Crust Gourmet Pizza (AU) Award UK Franchise

29 Jan 2018 - Australian food franchises Crust Gourmet Pizza Bar and Donut King are coming to the UK with the first stores set to open this year.

Global food and beverage company, the Retail Food Group, has announced that it will be launching 250 Crust Gourmet Pizza Bar outlets and 140 Donut King outlets over the next ten years.

The first locations are expected to open their doors within the next six to eight months.

Jabbar Mumtaz, who secured the Master Franchise Rights for Donut King and Crust in the UK, said: “RFG and its Brand Systems have a great reputation, a quality product offering, and fantastic benefits for Partners and I look forward to working with the Company and introducing locals to pizza and donuts like they’ve never experienced.”

The franchise growth comes as part if the Retail Food Group’s wider strategy to expand internationally.

Growing the international penetration of RFG’s Brand Systems within new territories remains a focus for the Group and we’re certain our existing global experience will serve us well as we pioneer the Donut King and Crust brands in the UK, which has long been a target market for RFG,” said Retail Food Group International Chief Executive Mike Gilbert.

Over the past three decades, Donut King has grown to become Australia’s largest speciality doughnut an coffee chain, serving over 20 million customers per year and Crust Gourmet Pizza Bar has over 200 stores domestically an also operate in Singapore.

The Retail Food Group is Australia’s biggest multi-brand retail food franchiser with a network of over 2,500 outlets across 83 territories.

Food Drink and Franchise



Subscribe to FranSpeak and receive free, monthly news and features about international franchising.


International Franchise News.International Franchise News.

© World Franchise Associates Ltd 2016. All rights reserved.
UK Company No. 6203737. 26 York Street, London, W1U 6PZ. +44 (0) 8446 698 980

Disclaimer: World Franchise Associates Ltd. is a privately owned limited liability company specializing in international franchise development and advisory services.
World Franchise Associates is not an NGO or franchise association and is not affiliated in any way with the World Franchise Council.
World Franchise Associates is a member of the International Franchise Association. Member of the IFA International Committee and
Member of the Advisory Council for the Global Restaurant Leadership Conference.