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Restaurant Brands to expand Burger King in Africa

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Restaurant Brands International announced that Burger King Europe (BKE) has closed a multi-country development agreement in sub-Saharan Africa with Servair, a member of gategroup, to lead the development and growth of the Burger King brand in the region.

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Burger King and Servair previously collaborated to open the first Burger King restaurants in Kenya and Ivory Coast.

The new agreement will help to further expand the footprint of the Burger King brand in Ivory Coast and Kenya as well as several new markets in Sub-Saharan Africa.

"We are excited to announce this agreement to accelerate the expansion of the Burger King brand in sub-Saharan Africa, a high-potential consumer market that remains a priority for us as we grow the brand in the region" says José Cil, president of the Burger King brand.

"Servair has a tremendous amount of experience in the food service segment and particularly with the Burger King brand, which will serve them well in continuing to expand the brand's presence in the region."

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