Tim Hortons, a coffee shop chain and coffee producer, will set up 50 branches in Querétaro with an investment of 600 million pesos. The Canadian brand will create 1,000 new jobs and 7,500 indirect jobs over the next 3 years.
Querétaro, October 11, 2022.- CEO of Tim Hortons in Mexico, Juan José Gutiérrez Chapa, said the company will install about 30 branches in the capital of Querétaro; between five and ten in San Juan del Río, Corregidora and El Marqués. In addition, the director emphasized that Tim Hortons strives for every restaurant to act as a production center. Currently 30% of the coffee Tim Hortons sells comes from Chiapas, but the brand hopes to sell 80% of the national coffee by 2023.
Marco Antonio del Prete Tercero, head of the Secretariat for Sustainable Development (SEDESU), said the entity has 96 companies of Canadian origin and that the country represents Querétaro’s third commercial partner. He took advantage and reported that the current government is also working to promote local businesses and that they can be suppliers to other industries.
Mauricio Kuri, governor of Querétaro, said the investment is great news for the entity; and pledged to provide training and skilled labor support to the company. He also spoke about the possibility that the state will become a supplier in the near future.