A country that is known for its cuisine inspired by the Moghul’s like Pulao’s, Biryani’s, korma, etc. has a huge demand for international brands as well. There are a lot of international brands that are franchising their brand in Pakistan and gaining high revenues. The statistics of recent survey show that 30 to 40% of a household income is spent of food and the food industry of Pakistan is the second biggest employment sector of Pakistan. Companies that are franchising their branches for expansion of the business are

1.       Burger Lab: Burger Lab is a local food chain company that introduced the concept of American smash burger technique. They launched their company with the idea of saucy burgers and delicious fries. Over a period of 8 ears they have been able to launch 32 outlets in 9 cities.

2.      California pizza: California pizza is local pizza chain that uses fine quality products to make their pizza’s they use imported chees for the pizza. They multiple outlets in Lahore and are also offering franchising facility to expand their business.

3.      Second Cup: second cup is Canadian brand that was offering specialty coffee to its customers in has launched multiple franchises in Lahore. And due to its customer it is gradually increasing its number of outlets.

4.      Coffee Planet: Coffee planet is serving 100% Arabica coffee that has a significant taste. Customers have developed a taste for their coffee and is very famous amongst the customers they have multiple franchises in Lahore and Islamabad.

5.      Roasters Café & Coffee House: it is a café and coffee house that is loved by many. They have 2 franchises in Islamabad and Rawalpindi. However to expand their audience they are looking for franchising options in Lahore.

6.      Fri-Chicks: Fri-Chick is a fast food chain that offers crispy chicken similar to KFC style crispy chick. This food chain as launched in 2003 and since then they have been able to multiple franchises in Lahore, Faisalabad, Okara, Murree and many more.

7.      Rahat Bakery: Rahat bakery is a very old bakery of Lahore that has a departmental store with it. It is a one stop place for customers to buy bakery items and also other necessities of a household. They offer very economical rate for premium cuisine products and also bakery items.

8.      Sweet Affairs: Sweet affairs is a restaurant, bakery and café that has a very diverse menu. They have special menu for people following KETO diet and also have freshly baked pizza on menu. They offer authentic brick oven cooked pizza. They also have the option to get customized cakes and a diverse range of desert menu.

9.      Bombay Chowpatty: Bombay Chowpatty is a desi food joint that was started 20 years ago. It has branches in Dubai, Kuwait, Doha and Pakistan. They offer a wide variety of chaats and other Punjabi dishes.

10.  Tutti Frutti: Tutti frutti is a frozen yogurt outlet in Lahore that has a variety of flavors available. It is a healthy option for ice-cream lovers as they have much less calories than regular ice-creams.

11.  Butt Tikka Karahi: Butt Karachi is a desi food restaurant that offers a diverse range of desi food dishes. They have traditional recipes being followed to make the most delicious karahi. They have 4 branches all around Lahore that have great customers base.

12.  Oregano Pizza: oregano pizza is a leading pizza restaurant in Multan. They offer fine quality product in a very affordable price. A branch has also opened in Faisalabad

13.  Melt 9: Melt 9 is a recently launched pizza joint in Multan. They have amazing deals that have attracted a lot of customers they use the best quality ingredients and fresh vegetables for their pizza’s.

14.  Al-Maida:

15.  Forks & Knives: Fork & Knives is a food chain that offers a wide variety of appetizers, pizza, pasta, burgers and desert they have franchises in Lahore and Multan.

16.  14th street pizza: 14th street pizza offers a wide variety of pizza flavor options to its customers. It has a range of sides to order with pizza like garlic bread, chicken wings, etc. they have an outlet in Karachi, Multan and Islamabad.

17.  Lal Qila: Lal Qila is a traditional restaurant in Lahore. That has been using authentic and traditional recipes for traditional dishes of Pakistan. They have a customer base in Lahore and Karachi.

Some of top international food chain companies in Pakistan are

  1. Mc Donald’s: this American fast food chain launched its first outlet in Lahore in 1988 and since then it has more than 53 branches in Pakistan. The franchising marketing used by this brand has made it accessible to all. The menu offers kids meal alue meal, and regular meals. They keep on experimenting by introducing new drinks, deserts and burgers on the menu.
  2. Burger King: burger king is an American fast food chain that franchised its outlet in Pakistan in 2013 and since then the brand has gained a lot of customers. Customers enjoy their whopper burger, tender grill chicken and king meals.
  3. Pizza Hut: pizza hut is an American pizza chain that has it loyal customers hooked to their taste of pizza in Pakistan. Over the years many more pizza chains were introduced but pizza hut never lost its loyal customer base. They have multiple outlets in Lahore and Karachi. There range of pizza flavors and salad bar has been very famous among the customer base. 
  4. Dunkin Donuts: Dunkin Donut is an American coffee brand that has its own range of donut on the menu as well. Its launched is first outlet in 2000’s and since then it has a wide range of loyal customers who enjoy their donuts immensely. It has multiple franchises in Lahore and Karachi.
  5. Dominos: domino’s is a US based pizza chain that was started in the 1960’s. It joined the Pakistani market and ignited a spark amongst the customers. It has multiple outlets in Lahore and Karachi. Customers not like their pizza but also the dessert options on the menu.
  6. KFC: KFC that is famous in the world for the fry chicken they serve opened its first outlet in Pakistan in 1997. Since then it has been leading the market with its crispy fried chicken and delicious zinger burgers. Some customers enjoy their Arabian fried rice and chicken wings as well. They keep on introducing new items on menu to keep their customer base engaged.
  7. Subway: Subway is an American franchise that opened its door in Pakistan. All the health conscious customers were very pleased as they were going to able to get a healthy meal option.  There range of sandwiches, salads and wraps have very limited calories that are enjoyed by diet conscious people.
  8. Baskin Robbins: Baskin robbin is an American ice-cream and cake chain. This ice-cream chain has limited franchises in Lahore and Karachi. However there is still a range of customers who enjoy their ice-cream. They have a range of regional and seasonal flavored ice-cream.
  9. Johnny Rockets: Johnny rockets is a USA based food chain that has a fun ambience to it. In 2013 they opened their first franchise in Pakistan and since then they have secured a customer base in Islamabad and Karachi. They have variety if delicious burgers, fries and shakes.
  10. Hardees: Hardees is another fast food chain that has gained its customer base in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad. It has comparatively less franchises that Mc Donald’s and KFC but the customer base for their burgers and curly fries are huge. Customer enjoy their shakes and soft ice-cream dessert as well.
  11. Papa Johns: Papa johns is an American pizza chain that has its franchises in Lahore and Sialkot like other food brands, they didn’t open branches in main cities but also small cities like Sialkot. It has a huge customer base for its pizza’s, dips, pastas and desserts.
  12. Nandos: Nandos is a South African restaurant chain that has a peri peri style chicken, stuffed green chilies, different styles of charcoal grilled chicken, etc. they have a huge customer base for their different style of chicken and also the variety of sauces. They have more than 10 franchises in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad.
  13. Coffee Beans & Tea Leaf: coffee bean and tea leaf is a southern California based coffee chain that has made its way into the Pakistani market. This coffee chain offers different variety of drinks and also food items at its outlet. They have been increasing their number of branches massively and is being loved for the matcha tea they have on menu. 
  14. Gloria Jeans: Gloria jeans is one of the oldest coffee houses in Pakistan that made its way into the Pakistani market a very long time ago. Youngsters and teenager like to visit branches of Gloria jeans here they get multiple options in hot  and cold drinks more over the range of sandwiches and slider burgers are also famous among the customers. They have multiple franchises in Lahore and different cities of Pakistan.
  15. P.F Chang’s: the eatery is a US based eatery that made its way in Pakistani market through its authentic taste of the Chinese food and also the ambience that is offered at their restaurants. It has outlets in Lahore and Karachi.
  16. Pepe’s Piri Piri: this UK based food chain made ways in Pakistan after introducing grilled chicken that has similar taste to nandos they also offer delicious starters like mozzarella sticks. There are franchises of this brand in Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi
  17. CP Five Star: CP fie star is a food chain that is originated in Bangkok and it made its way into the Pakistani market through their fiery hot burgers. They have an outlet in Lahore and Karachi.
  18. Texas Chicken: Texas chicken made its way into the Pakistani food market by introducing fried chicken items and burgers. It has an outlet in Lahore and Islamabad. The franchise of this chain is found in malls lie emporium mall and centaurs mall.
  19. Cinnabon: Cinnabon made its name in the Pakistani market when it launched its outlet in Lahore. People were in love with the cinnamon rolls they were offering. They have a huge variety of cinnamon rolls that are loved by its customers immensely. They have outlets in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad.
  20. Butler’s Chocolate Café: this café as founded in 1932 by an Irish chocolatier. The tempting chocolate confectionaries have a huge demand in Pakistan too. There are multiple branches in Lahore along with outlets in Islamabad and Karachi. This café nt only has a demand for its chocolate desserts but also customers have praised their cheesy pastas as well.
  21. Fat Burger: fat burger is an American fast food chain that has its franchise outlets in Amanah mall (Lahore) and Centaurs mall Islamabad. This food chain is known for its Angus beef burger and hand- scooped ice-cream shakes.
  22. Tim Hortons: Tim Hortons recently opened its franchise in Lahore, Pakistan. They had a record breaking sales in Lahore and people stood in line for hours to try their drinks and desert they are offering. They have a savory options as well that have been getting a lot of praises as well. 


  • Kazkzrdapeni
    March 18, 2023 at 07:37 am

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    March 20, 2023 at 12:05 pm

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