A subsidiary of Restaurant Brands International (RBI), Tim Hortons, has signed a master franchise and development agreement with BKR Co (BKR) to enter the South Korean market later this year.

BKR is one of the country’s foremost quick service restaurants (QSR). It already operates RBI’s Burger King brand in South Korea.

Tim Hortons’ menu includes premium coffee, hot and cold speciality drinks, baked goods, hot breakfast sandwiches and snacks.

Tim Hortons currently operates 5,600 restaurants across 15 countries, including the US, Mexico, Spain, Middle East, China, India, Thailand, the UK and the Philippines.

RBI International president David Shear said: “South Korea is one of the world’s largest and fastest growing coffee markets.

“We are proud to have such an experienced partner in BKR. We are excited about meeting our South Korean guests and introducing them to the premium quality coffee and delicious foods that Tims fans around the world know and love.”

How well do you really know your competitors?

Access the most comprehensive Company Profiles on the market, powered by GlobalData. Save hours of research. Gain competitive edge.

Company Profile – free sample

Thank you!

Your download email will arrive shortly

Not ready to buy yet? Download a free sample

We are confident about the unique quality of our Company Profiles. However, we want you to make the most beneficial decision for your business, so we offer a free sample that you can download by submitting the below form

By GlobalData
Visit our Privacy Policy for more information about our services, how we may use, process and share your personal data, including information of your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.

RBI is known for its coffee, doughnuts, sandwiches and wraps. It also owns brands such as Popeyes and Firehouse Subs.

Earlier this month, Tim Hortons expanded its Quenchers cold beverage platform with the addition of new fruity drinks.

The new beverage line-up includes Blackberry Yuzu and Orange Ginger, which are said to have been produced using a blend of fruity flavours and sparkling water.

It will also be rolling out its cold beverage line-up, which includes Oreo Double Stuf Iced Capp, OREO Strawberry Creamy Chill, Caramel Toffee Cold Brew, Tims Strawberry Frozen Lemonade and more.