Since the last decade, Canadian fast food industry has undergone massive change. With a higher number of consumer showing more interests in fast food, the traditional restaurants are continuously introducing innovative menu to attract them.
With increasing competition, consumers today have a wide range of restaurants to choose their food from. Also with increasing health concerned customers today, these fast food restaurant chains have started making an alternate menu that includes healthier options having nutritional content.
Let’s look at few notable fast food restaurant chains in Canada:
- A & W
It was a part of the US based A&W Restaurants. However, it doesn’t have any corporate connection to A&W operations outside of Canada after it was sold to Unilever in 1972.
In 1975, they introduced the drive-in style of restaurant which was phased out during the 1980s. They have their last drive-in closed in 2000. During this time they opened a number of chains in shopping malls along with individual restaurants.
Today they are selling famous The Burger Family, Chubby Chicken, breakfast & Great root beer all day. The company has also re-launched itself in current years as an option for customers who are looking for higher-quality ingredients.
With 879 stores in the country, A & W plans to open more than 200 franchisee-owned restaurants by 2020. You can contact A&W Customer Service Phone Number
- Tim Hortons
Tim Hortons Cafe and Bake Shop, popularly known as Timmy’s, is a Canadian multinational fast food chain restaurant best known for its coffee and doughnuts, was founded in 1964 in Hamilton. As of 2016, it is also Canada’s largest quick service restaurant chain.
In 2014, Burger King purchased Tim Hortons for US$11.4 billion. By 2016, Tim Hortons it expanded into the UK. It has around 4,613 restaurants in nine countries.
- The Big Smoke Burger
The Big Smoke Burger, a Canadian fast food chain, was founded by Mustafa Yusuf in 2007 under the name Craft Burger; but rebranded it to secure the trademark in 2011. Today they serve 100% Canadian delicacies along with hand-cut fries, homemade sauces & milkshakes.
By 2013, the company expanded its reach to the Middle East and the United States and by 2016; they had 19 locations in operation worldwide.
- Booster Juice
Canada’s largest chain of fresh juice and smoothie bar, founded by Sherwood Park and Alberta in 1999, Booster Juice has developed to have 315 traditional and 25 non-traditional stores not only in Canada but also in the US, India & Mexico.
The chain specializes in smoothies composed of a pure juice, fruit sorbet or vanilla frozen yoghurt, frozen fruit, fresh yoghurt and ice. They have classified smoothies into eight categories, including high protein, super-food and tropical among others. They also offer paninis, wraps and shakers.
- Mary Brown’s
Mary Brown’s is a Canadian fast-food restaurant chain, established in 1969, known for its Big Mary sandwich, chicken, taters or potato wedges. A 100% Canadian-owned Company currently employs approximately 1,100 people across Canada.
They have over 120 sites in Canada & expanded to the US & Istanbul recently.