2013 International Top 25: Latin America

2013 International Top 25: Latin America

This story is a part of NRN’s International Top 25, an annual look at the 25 largest restaurant chains and companies based outside of the United States and Canada based on their worldwide foodservice sales. Sales and figures were calculated by London-based Euromonitor International.

Foodservice chains in Brazil and Mexico dominate the ranks of the largest local restaurant players in Latin America, led by the uniquely Brazilian Habib’s, a brand offering low-priced, meat-filled pastries popular in a region where low-income consumers still account for a major portion of demand.

Habib’s meat-filled offerings, or esfihas, are ubiquitous in Brazil and are based on similar pastries found in the Middle East. Indeed, the chain is sometimes referred to

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