FRANCHISING | Staff Reporter, Europe

Polish operator to bring back Burger King in Romania

The burger chain exited the market in 2012.

Burger King is set to make a comeback in Romania, seven years after it left the market.

As reported by the Romania Insider, polish group Amrest - which operates 46 Starbucks coffee shops in the local market - will open its Burger King restaurant in September.

The burger chain first entered the Romanian market in 2007 through local investors but closed all the restaurants in January 2012.

Amrest entered the Romanian market five years ago, when it took over the local Starbucks franchise. The group over 500 restaurants in Poland, under the Pizza Hut, KFC, Burger King, Starbucks and Blue Frog brands, whilst also operating franchises in Hungary, Czech Republic, Hungary, Russia, Spain, France, and Germany.

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