The first Tims restaurant in India is set to open in New Delhi. In an agreement between Tim Hortons and a joint venture entity owned by Apparel Group and Gateway Partners, the first restaurant is set to open later this year, and there are plans to launch over 300 locations across the country over the next 10 years. Tims restaurants serve their Timbits™ donuts globally, along with local offerings that are unique to each market. India is now the fourth APAC country in which Tim Hortons does business, including a growing presence in China, where there are more than 400 Tims restaurants.
“We’re committed to serving India the premium quality coffee and delicious foods that Tims fans in Canada and around the world love,” said David Shear, President of Restaurant Brands International, the parent company of Tim Hortons. “This launch in India is another critical step in our continuing international expansion plans.”
The Canadian company has over 5,100 restaurants across 13 countries and growing, including in the United States, Mexico, Spain, the United Kingdom, across the Middle East, China, Thailand and the Philippines.
Restaurant Brands International Inc. has more than USD35 billion in annual system-wide sales and over 29,000 restaurants in more than 100 countries. RBI owns QSR brands TIM HORTONS®, BURGER KING®, POPEYES®, and FIREHOUSE SUBS®.