ATLANTA, Ga. — Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. is expanding into Western Canada, with franchised locations opening across Edmonton and Calgary by the end of 2017.
The first Edmonton location will open in the Tamarack area in November, followed by the first Calgary location in Forest Lawn. Subsequent locations will be opening throughout the fall and into the spring of 2017.
“For more than 40 years, Popeyes has been serving authentic southern food-fare that our consumers crave,” says Popeyes president, International, Andrew Skehan. “The growth of our brand amongst our Canadian neighbours is especially exciting as it indicates a blossoming appreciation for our Louisiana culinary heritage.”
As of July 10, 2016, Popeyes had 2,594 operating restaurants in the U.S., the District of Columbia, three territories and 26 foreign countries.