LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA), announced the opening of
its 100th restaurant in Mexico. This milestone is especially
meaningful to the BETTER INGREDIENTS. BETTER PIZZA. brand because Mexico
is where the world's third largest pizza delivery company's first
International store opened in 1998. The 100th Papa John's is
located in Zona Azul in Ciudad Satélite in the Metropolitan area of
Orquest Foods, who has roots in Mexico that date back to 1936 and has
been in the food business for the past ten years, is the franchisee of
the 100th restaurant. Last year, Papa John's and Orquest
announced they had signed a development agreement to build 60
restaurants over the next eight years. The plan is to open 7 more stores
with Orquest Foods this year.
"We are honored to be a part of Papa John's growth story in Mexico,"
said Santiago Clariond Lozano, Chairman of the Board and Executive
Officer of Orquest Foods. "As our numbers grow in Mexico, customers can
still expect our focus is and always will be on delivering the same
quality pizza they expect from Papa John's. Mejores Ingredients. Mejor
"We are excited to see the opening of our 100th restaurant in
Mexico," said Tim O'Hern, Senior Vice President & Chief Development
Officer. "Orquest Foods has been a great partner to work with as we
expand the Papa John's brand throughout Mexico."
Papa John's International has more than 1,500 international restaurants,
including over 350 restaurants in 16 Latin American countries and is
looking for potential franchisees in Brazil, Honduras, Uruguay and the
About Papa John's
Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Papa John's International, Inc.
(NASDAQ: PZZA) is the world's third-largest pizza delivery company. For
15 of the past 17 years, consumers have rated Papa John's No. 1 in
customer satisfaction among all national pizza chains in the American
Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). Papa John's is the Official Pizza
Sponsor of the National Football League, the Official Pizza of Major
League Baseball and the Official Pizza Partner of the National Hot Rod
Association (NHRA). For more information about the company or to order
pizza online, visit Papa John's at www.papajohns.com.
Also visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PapaJohns,
Twitter at http://twitter.com/PapaJohns,
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Instagram at instagram.com/papajohns, and Pinterest at www.pinterest.com/papajohnspizza.
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Papa John's International, Inc.
Peter Collins, 502-261-4233
Director, Public Relations
Source: Papa John's International, Inc.
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