CAMBODIA’S first Pizza Hut is set to open this year along with five new branches of KFC, according to the chairman of QSR Brands Bhd. In an interview with the Malaysia Star newspaper, published Monday, Tan Sri Muhammed Ali Hasim announced his intention to invest RM4.8 million (US$1.32 million) in the new branches. QSR is the franchisee for both chains in the Kingdom. Ali explained that Pizza Hut restaurant would be built in Phnom Penh’s riverside area. Two of the new KFCs – which are operated by the Kampuchea Food Company – will be located in Battambang and Kampong Cham. Three more KFC restaurants will open in Phnom Penh, the report added.
Pizza Hut set for debut
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