Jimmy Johns Sandwich Chain Expanding into El Salvador

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By LatAm Reports Editor

Inspire Brands announced on Wednesday two international franchise agreements to carry the largest home delivery brand in the United States, to Canada and Latin America.

Inspire Brands announced Wednesday that it entered into two international franchise agreements to expand the Jimmy John’s sandwich brand to El Salvador and Canada, marking the start of its global expansion plan. Jimmy John’s is the largest home delivery service sandwich brand in the United States.

The company reported, through a statement, that in El Salvador it will operate under the administration of Francois International, which already has a very large portfolio of food and beverage businesses, digital media and logistics.

In Canada, the franchise will be run by Foodtastic, a leading restaurant brand franchise company that has more than 1,100 restaurants and more than $1 billion in sales.

“For 40 years, Jimmy John’s has maintained a direct focus on creating extraordinarily good quality sandwiches, and now is the time to share them with the world,” said Michael Haley, president and international chief executive of Inspire Brands. “In a global restaurant environment where simplicity is paramount, we are confident that this brand is ready for extensive international growth,” he added.

Inspire Brands is a multi-brand restaurant company whose portfolio includes more than 32,000 locations from Arbys, Baskin-Robbins, Buffalo Wild Wings, Dunkin, Jimmy Johns and SONIC worldwide. The company was founded in 2018 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Its Jimmy John’s brand offers sandwiches with freshly baked bread at the restaurant throughout the day, top-quality meats and cheeses, as well as fresh vegetables cut to
Hand in the restaurants every day.
They are custom-to-taste sandwiches, fresh and fast prepared just when the customer wants it. They also have the advantage than to have rapid accessibility through service by car, pick-up and delivery.

The company said Jimmy John’s global expansion will be backed by Inspire’s extendable shared services platform and its international team, which has extensive experience in global brand management and operation.

This article has been translated from the original which first appeared in La Prensa Grafica