Americana Group

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Americana Group
Industry Operating Restaurant Chains
Manufacturing Consumer Packaged Goods
Founded 1964
Headquarters Kuwait City, Kuwait
Key people
Marzouk Al-Kharafi, Chairman

Moataz Al-Alfi, Founding President
Amgad Al-Mofti, President
Products QSR, Casual & Fine Dining, Frozen Food, Canned Food, Dairy Products, Snacks, Bottled Water.
Revenue Increase USD 3.2 billion (2014)
Number of employees
63,000 (2014)

Americana Group (Arabic: امريكانا‎‎), is a Kuwaiti food company headquartered in Kuwait City. It operates food products throughout the Middle East and North Africa region, Americana Group is the largest integrated food company in Middle East.


In 1970 Americana first opened Wimpy in Kuwait. During in the 1970s Americana Meat was introduced including chicken nugget, hamburger, chicken fillet and more.

Americana Group’s main lines of business are operating food and beverage outlets, and manufacturing food products. It has a network of over 1,200 outlets. The group’s network encompasses eight of the world’s most recognized brands in the quick service, casual dining and fine dining categories, including KFC, Pizza Hut, Hardee’s, T.G.I. Friday's, Costa Coffee, Baskin Robbins, Krispy Kreme and, most recently, Signor Sassi.

In the food manufacturing and processing sector, Americana Group is a purveyor of food products. It has a portfolio spanning 10 brands – such as California Garden, Farm Frites, Koki and Americana Meat.

Operating Countries[edit]

Americana's currently has 23 restaurant chains in 13 countries.


Middle East and Asia


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