CANTON, Mass. (July 23, 2012) – Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, today announced that it has signed a franchisee agreement with local entrepreneurs Sadi Sanlav and Mo Rahimi to expand the brand’s presence in Germany. The two business partners, who have an established track record of success in the German restaurant scene, plan to develop at least 15 new Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in the Frankfurt, Rhine-Main area of Germany over the next five years.
“We are very excited to announce the expansion of the Dunkin’ Donuts brand in Germany, where we have developed an engaged and enthusiastic following for our high-quality beverages and baked goods,” said Giorgio Minardi, President, Dunkin’ Brands International. “We have found strong local partners in Sadi Sanlav and Mo Rahimi, who are successful entrepreneurs in the restaurant industry. We look forward to supporting them as they bring Dunkin’ Donuts to even more consumers across Germany.”
Dunkin’ Donuts currently has more than 30 locations across Germany, concentrated in the Berlin and Nordrhein-Westfalen metropolitan areas. With the new franchisee agreement, the total number of Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in Germany will rise to nearly 50 locations in the coming years. Dunkin’ Donuts offers its guests in Germany a full menu of the brand’s classic food and beverages, including hot and iced coffee, freshly-brewed tea, donuts, bagels, breakfast sandwiches and other snacks.
“Dunkin’ Donuts is one of the world’s most respected quick service restaurant brands,” said Sadi Sanlav, Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee. “Mo and I are proud to represent Dunkin’ Donuts in Germany and look forward to bringing Dunkin’ Donuts’ range of high-quality hot and iced beverages, sandwiches and baked goods, along with the brand’s great value and customer service, to people throughout the Frankfurt and Rhine-Main areas.”
Franchise opportunities for Dunkin’ Donuts are available in areas throughout Germany. Dunkin’ Donuts is currently seeking entrepreneurs with a strong financial background, extensive restaurant industry experience and a passion for their local communities who are interested in developing multiple shop locations. For more information about franchising, please visit http://www.dunkinfranchising.com/aboutus/franchise/franchise-home.html.
About Dunkin' Donuts
Founded in 1950, Dunkin' Donuts is America's favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods. Dunkin' Donuts is a market leader in the regular/decaf coffee, iced coffee, hot flavored coffee, donut, bagel and muffin categories. Dunkin' Donuts has earned the No. 1 ranking for customer loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for six years running. The company has more than 10,000 restaurants in 32 countries worldwide. For the full-year 2011, Dunkin' Donuts' restaurants had global franchisee-reported sales of approximately $6.4 billion. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin' Donuts is part of the Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For more information, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.
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