TORONTO — Tim Hortons is accelerating its global growth plans, with its first restaurant in India slated to open in New Delhi this year as part of an agreement with a joint venture entity owned by Apparel Group and Gateway Partners. Over the next 10 years, Tim Hortons plans to open more than 300 locations across India.
With this launch, India will become the fourth country in the Asia Pacific to have a Tim Hortons presence. Tim Hortons restaurants can also be found in the U.S., Mexico, Spain, the U.K., China, Thailand, the Philippines and the Middle East.
“India is one of the world’s fastest-growing markets for coffee and tea retail chains and Tims is thrilled to be opening there soon,” says David Shear, president of RBI International, the parent company of Tim Hortons. “We’re committed to serving India the premium-quality coffee and delicious foods that Tims fans in Canada and around the world love. This launch in India is another critical step in our continuing international expansion plans.”