Burger King Suspends All Corporate Support to Russian Market

Company Release - 3/10/2022 12:00 AM ET

March 10, 2022 – Burger King has no corporate restaurants in Russia. The business is fully franchised and managed by a local master franchisee. Burger King has suspended all of its corporate support for the Russian market, including operations, marketing and supply chain in addition to refusing approvals for investment and expansion.

As previously announced, the company has committed to redirecting any profits from franchised operations to humanitarian aid for Ukrainian refugees. In addition, Burger King has made a $1 million donation to the UNHCR and Burger King franchisees in more than 25 European countries are partnering with local NGOs to distribute $2 million of free Whopper meal vouchers to Ukrainian refugees.

About Restaurant Brands International Inc.

Restaurant Brands International Inc. ("RBI") is one of the world's largest quick service restaurant companies with approximately $35 billion in annual system-wide sales and over 29,000 restaurants in more than 100 countries. RBI owns four of the world's most prominent and iconic quick service restaurant brands – TIM HORTONS®, BURGER KING®, POPEYES®, and FIREHOUSE SUBS®. These independently operated brands have been serving their respective guests, franchisees and communities for decades. Through its Restaurant Brands for Good framework, RBI is improving sustainable outcomes related to its food, the planet, and people and communities.


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