Kenyan fast-food restaurant Big Square opens new outlet as part of its 2022 target of 30 outlets

KENYA – Big Square, a fast-food chain brand in Kenya has opened a new outlet in Eldoret town in quest of expanding its presence. According to reports by Business Daily, the KSH45 million (US$414,800) outlet is the 12th store of the restaurant chain which has also set base in Mombasa. The company is still pursuing its expansion plan despite the COVID-19 pandemic which has hard hit the HoReCa industry resulting to closure of restaurants, with some yet to reopen. “On matters expansion, the current pandemic has affected the hospitality industry.…

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Fast food chain Big Square opens new outlet in Kenya

KENYA – Big Square, a fast-food chain brand, has opened its 13th branch in Mountain View estate in Nairobi, Kenya, “The new restaurant outlet will provide both motorists and shoppers the opportunity to experience their array of delicious and authentic home-made meals in relaxed environment in the Mountain View area,” said Big Square in a statement. Big Square is expanding its footprint in the Kenyan market and joins food chains such as KFC and Java Coffee that have been setting up new branches in the country. Founded by Morne Deetlefs…

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South Africa private equity firm buys Kenya’s fast food chain Big Square

KENYA – A South-African based private equity fund has invested Sh404 million (US$4 million) to acquire an undisclosed stake in Kenyan fast food chain Big Square. Uqalo, a specialist investor who targets investment opportunities said its investment will expand its footprint from the current nine stores to 30 over the next four years. This anticipated expansion will see Big Square take the fight for customers to the likes of Burger King, Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) and Domino’s Pizza who have increased their presence locally in recent years. “We’re pleased to…

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