Who Owns the Heart of the People?

Here are the biggest brands in terms of store numbers – and it comes as no surprise that fried chicken is the king of convenience.


Who Owns the Heart of the People?

South Africans’ love for fast food is on the rise, and while we’re by no means a fast food nation, the numbers don’t lie that our appetite for certain take aways is growing. Surprisingly, although Nando’s is doing exceptionally well with over 1 000 units operating internationally, it’s in sixth place locally.

South African Fast Food Brands

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Tracy Lee Nicol
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Tracy-Lee Nicol is the managing editor of Franchise Zone Magazine and deputy editor of Entrepreneur Magazine. She studied her Masters degree in Art History and Visual Culture at Rhodes University and spent the next two years working and travelling in Asia. Her love of people, business and teaching is reflected in telling the stories of entrepreneurs, franchisees and franchisors, inspiring others to take the leap to being their own boss and bringing about positive change in South Africa.

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