Pollo Tropical unit development taps 'purposeful cannibalization'

Pollo Tropical unit development taps 'purposeful cannibalization'

Parent Fiesta Restaurant Group aims to relieve high-volume restaurants

Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc. has raised its Pollo Tropical opening targets for this year and plans some new units as “purposeful cannibalization” to relieve stress on high-volume restaurants, executives said Thursday.

After releasing earnings Thursday for the June 28-ended second quarter that showed income up 20.8 percent and same-store sales increasing at both the Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana brands, Fie

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