Nathan’s Famous Continues International Expansion with European Push to Offer Hot Dogs in France



Nathan's Famous Continues International Expansion with European Push to Offer Hot Dogs in France

Brand teams up with Tommy’s Café to bring Nathan’s Hot Dogs to France for the first time; will attend Franchise Shows in Paris, London, and the Anuga show in Cologne

Nathan's Famous Continues International Expansion with European Push to Offer Hot Dogs in FranceJericho, NY  (Restaurant News ReleaseNathan’s Famous, Inc., the American tradition serving New York favorites for more than 100 years, announces a new collaboration with Tommy’s Diner, a 50’s throwback American diner based in France, to offer its hot dogs in all locations across the country, making it the first time Nathan’s Famous is served in France. This relationship continues Nathan’s Famous growth in Europe and beyond.

“Nathan’s Famous is known the world over, which is why we’ve had such great success in recent years growing in the Middle East, Asia, and Great Britain,” states James Walker, Senior Vice President, Restaurants. “This new relationship with Tommy’s is a big step for us as we look to see that growth spread throughout Europe, and we’re excited that they are our first French outpost and will be one of the first internationally to have our foot-long hot dog.”

The brand will attend Anuga, the leading global trade fair for the food and beverage industry, for the first time. Visitors of the show can find Nathan’s Famous in Hall 9.1 at Stand B021, October 9 -13. Prior to Anuga, Nathan’s Famous will also attend Franchise Expo Paris from September 26-29 (Stand: V85) and the International Franchise Show London, October 1-2 (Stand: US09).

“We’re excited to head to Cologne for the Anuga show as it’s one of the largest trade fairs for the international food industry,” continues Walker. “With so many vendors across a variety of product segments, we know it’s the perfect fit for Nathan’s Famous.”

To learn more about Nathan’s Famous, visit www.nathansfamous.com and for franchising information, visit https://franchise.nathansfamous.com.

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About Nathan’s Famous

Nathan’s is a Russell 2000 Company that currently distributes its products in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, and 18 foreign countries through its restaurant system, foodservice sales programs and product licensing activities. Last year, over 700 million Nathan’s Famous hot dogs were sold. For additional information about Nathan’s, please visit our website at www.nathansfamous.com.

Except for historical information contained in this news release, the matters discussed are forward looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended that involve risks and uncertainties. Words such as “anticipate”, “believe”, “estimate”, “expect”, “intend”, and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements, which are based on the current belief of the Company’s management, as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to the Company’s management. Among the factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include but are not limited to: the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the status of our licensing and supply agreements, including the impact of our supply agreement for hot dogs with John Morrell & Co.; the impact of our indebtedness, including the effect on our ability to fund working capital, operations and make new investments; economic; weather (including the impact on the supply of cattle and the impact on sales at our restaurants particularly during the summer months), and change in the price of beef trimmings; our ability to pass on the cost of any price increases in beef and beef trimmings; legislative and business conditions; the collectability of receivables; changes in consumer tastes; the ability to attract franchisees; the impact of the minimum wage legislation on labor costs in New York State or other changes in labor laws, including regulations which could render a franchisor as a “joint employee” or the impact of our new union contracts; our ability to attract competent restaurant and managerial personnel; the enforceability of international franchising agreements; the future effects of any food borne illness, such as bovine spongiform encephalopathy, BSE and e coli; and the risk factors reported from time to time in the Company’s SEC reports. The Company does not undertake any obligation to update such forward-looking statements.

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