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Copper Branch revolutionizes fast-casual, confirming 20 new locations

April 10, 2018

Eat clean, feel empowered, live inspired—a philosophy Copper Branch holds true to their core. Copper Branch is redefining the fast-casual experience, with plans to open over 20 new 100% plant-based restaurants across North America.
With their chef-inspired, 100% plant-based power food menu, Copper Branch is quickly establishing itself as a refreshing alternative to the usual fast-casual fare, serving real food designed for health-conscious, time-strapped consumers.  Established in Montreal in 2014, today Copper Branch operates 17 locations—13 in Quebec and 4 in Ontario—and will more than double its footprint by the end of the year.The company continues its push into Ontario, with several restaurants slated to open: Markham, 180 Enterprise Blvd. (spring)Peterborough, 1140 Lansdowne St. W. (spring)Bowmanville, 2377 Durham Regional Hwy 2 (summer)Kingston, 268 Princess St. (summer)Oakville, 246 Hays Blvd. (fall)Newmarket, 18267 Yonge St, East Gwillimbury (fall)Mississauga, 6055 Mavis Rd, Unit B, Heartland Town Centre (fall)Ottawa, 350 Albert St., Constitution Square and Ottawa Train Yards.Copper Branch is focused on international expansion, continuing their food revolution with 30 new locations in the works for 2019.
In addition, the company is to open six confirmed locations in its home province of Quebec, including:Candiac, Quebec, 3 Boulevard de Sardaigne (spring)Anjou, Montreal, Galeries d’Anjou (summer)Rimouski, Quebec, 2ieme Rue et de L’Avenue Léonidas (2019)Saint-Jean-Sur-Richelieu, Quebec (2019)Montreal, 111 Duke St. St. Laurent, Montreal, Cote VertuAnd, in more exciting news, Copper Branch plans to enter two new markets this year—Alberta and British Columbia, namely Calgary and Vancouver.The plant-based concept’s time has come. After 25 years owning several traditional fast-food franchises, entrepreneur Rio Infantino set out to revolutionize the fast-casual experience with nourishing gourmet power foods designed to appeal to a mainstream audience seeking clean healthy meal options.The idea is resonating and Think Retail is thrilled to work with this forward-thinking company, as it opens restaurants and enters new markets across Canada. Ideal spaces are 1,250 to 2,000 sq. ft. in open-air centres and 450 to 1,500 sq. ft. in enclosed malls.I encourage you to check out Copper Branch’s innovative menu at www.copperbranch.ca: It will have en die-hard carnivores salivating. To chat about the company’s vision for growth, contact the Think Retail Team.