Indians love their hot coffee, and we have witnessed this through the growing demand for good quality coffee over the past few years. Popular cafes across the country see crowds thronging and people lining up to take a sip of their favorite brews. It was only a matter of time before iconic Canadian coffee brand Tim Hortons launched its Indian edition for coffee lovers across the country. On August 11, 2022, the brand opened in Delhi-NCR with two outlets – one at Select Citywalk, Saket and DLF Cyberhub, Gurgaon.
Tim Hortons currently has more than 5,300 restaurants in 13 countries, including the Middle East, China, United Kingdom, Mexico, Spain, Thailand and the Philippines. This is their first time in India with the two new outlets in Delhi-NCR. The warm, comforting interiors and welcoming environment are in keeping with the original Tim Hortons Canada outlets. Customers can choose from their extensive menu with signature coffee, delicious food and other amazing drinks and delicacies. There’s creamy and rich French Vanilla, Iced Capp – a blended iced coffee drink, plus made-to-order meals and baked goods, including delicious bite-sized traditional donuts called Timbits.
Navin Gurnaney, CEO of Tim Hortons Franchise in India, said: “In March 2022, we announced our intention to open hundreds of stores in India over the next ten years. Today’s news is the first step in this exciting commitment. Tim Hortons isn’t just a popular coffee chain, it’s an experience. We are starting with Delhi NCR and will be opening outlets in Punjab State in the coming months. I would like to thank our employees and partners for their trust and dedication to achieving this goal. “
“We are very excited to bring Tim Hortons to India.” said Thiago Santelmo, President RBI EMEA, the parent company of Tim Hortons. “With over 55 years of coffee experience, Tim Hortons has captured the hearts and taste buds of Canadians, and we’re confident our customers in India will love our premium coffee and food. Entering India shows our continued commitment to serve more customers across the globe. world.”
HE Cameron MacKay, High Commissioner of Canada to India, said, “Millions of Canadians have enjoyed Tim Hortons for decades – now is the time to share with India! The long-awaited launch of Tim Hortons here is a sign of the close relationship between Canada and India, and between Canadians and Indians. Indians can now taste what is essential to growing up in Canada, and we are extremely proud to support their arrival.