Top 10 Asian and Australian QSR concepts not found in the UK
A well-loved Filipino brand, Jollibee is the largest fast food chain in the Philippines, operating a nationwide network of over a thousand stores. A dominant market leader in the Philippines, Jollibee enjoys the lion’s share of the local market that is more than all the other multinational brands combined. The company has also embarked on an aggressive international expansion plan in the USA, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Brunei, firmly establishing itself as a growing international QSR player.
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Es Teler 77
In 1987, Sukyatno Nugroho has started the first native Indonesian fast food enterprise with the launching of Es Teler 77 in Indonesia. Following the development of lifestyle trends, in 1994, all Es Teler 77 outlets were moved from kiosks to malls and plazas. After more than three decades, Es Teler 77 continues to expand, serving original recipe, quality Indonesian favorites nationwide, and to its international neighbors.
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J. Co Donuts
One of Indonesia's most popular franchise, J.CO Donuts & Coffee is a cafe restaurant chain that specializes in donuts, coffee and frozen yogurt. Owned and managed by Johnny Andrean Group, it is the fastest growing donut & coffee chain in Indonesia with more than 450 stores opened since 2006. In terms of international growth, they have been rapidly expanding their store chains throughout South East Asia countries such as Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, and Hong Kong.
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CoCo Fresh Tea and Juice
With over a thousand locations worldwide, CoCo now ranks as the biggest tea-based beverage carryout chain brand in the Greater China area. The chain has grown to 800 outlets in China, with other locations scattered across the United States, Thailand, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Indonesia. The three founders - chairman & co-founder Tommy Hung, director Kuo, and director Chen - managed CoCo with professional, quality-oriented and innovative ideals based on the concepts of "Consistency and Continuity."
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Launched in 2002 in Thailand by PTT Group, Café Amazon was initially aimed at providing complete experience to customers of PTT stations. It eventually branched out to other areas and countries like Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Japan, and recently, the Philippines.
Adopting the “Taste of Nature” concept to provide an atmosphere like green oasis, Café Amazon now has more than 1,700 stores in six countries.
Soul Origin is an Australian-owned Franchisor and one of the fastest growing quick service restaurant in the country, with 79 stores across NSW, ACT, Queensland, Victoria and South Australia. Offering a range of convenient and accessible products including wraps, sandwiches, salads, olive oil paninis, seasonal soups, fruit salads, along with world class coffee, Soul Origin makes it easy and appealing for people to eat a balanced and nutritious meal on the go.
Red Rooster offers roast chicken from a 100% Aussie owned and operated brand. The chicken is served with no artificial colours or flavours, no added hormone and no added MSG.
Burger Project was inspired by the core philosophies and uncompromising ethic that have driven the Rockpool Dining Group for the past three decades. The brand controls its in-house wastage production by using packaging made from natural or recycled materials. 100% of its packaging is compostable.
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Gelato Messina prides itself with its raw and most natural ingredients, devoid of colourings, flavourings, preservatives and pastes. Its dairy flavours have low fat content because they use less cream, and its sorbets are completely fat free, dairy free and full of fruit.
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Guzman y Gomez
Guzman y Gomez serves made-to-order Mexican food using fresh, whole produce and authentic ingredients. Guzman y Gomez operates more than 80 taquerias and drive-thrus in Australia, Singapore and Japan. While they have stores in Japan and Singapore, they are ripe for further expansion through Asia.
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