Smashburger Expands in Central America
April 29, 2013
Denver-based Smashburger and QSR International LDC announced a new partnership agreement with Inversiones Platinum Brands S.A. to build five new Smashburger restaurants in Panama over the next six years. This agreement will continue the market growth for Smashburger in Central America and represents the second territory in the region, with Costa Rica locations in Moravia, San Jose and the Juan Santamaria International Airport scheduled to open this spring. The first Panama location is expected to open in 2014. “We are dedicated to continue growing our better burger concept all over the world and expanding through new partnerships, including Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal, as well as Central America, South America, the U.K. and Asia,” said Dave Prokupek, chairman and CEO of Smashburger.