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Burger King: Global chain of hamburger fast food restaurants headquartered in Florida
Burger King (BK) is an American multinational chain of hamburger fast food restaurants. Headquartered in the unincorporated area of Miami-Dade County, Florida, the company was founded in 1953 as Insta-Burger King, a Jacksonville, Florida–based restaurant chain. After Insta-Burger King ran into financial difficulties in 1954, its two Miami-based franchisees David Edgerton and James McLamore purchased the company and renamed it "Burger King". Over the next half-century, the company changed hands four times, with its third set of owners, a partnership of TPG Capital, Bain Capital, and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, taking it public in 2002. In late-2010, 3G Capital of Brazil acquired a majority stake in the company, in a deal valued at US$3.26 billion. The new owners promptly initiated a restructuring of the company to reverse its fortunes. 3G, along with partner Berkshire Hathaway, eventually merged the company with the Canadian-based doughnut chain Tim Hortons, under the auspices of a new Canadian-based parent company named Restaurant Brands International.


Burger King to Offer Free Kids Meals in Response to Coronavirus Pandemic [Video]

Burger King to Offer Free Kids Meals in Response to Coronavirus Pandemic

Burger King recently announced that they would be offering two free kids meals with any purchase made through its app in the United States.

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Impossible Foods cuts prices [Video]

Impossible Foods cuts prices

Impossible Foods said Tuesday it's cutting prices of its vegan products to distributors in the United States. As Fred Katayama reports, the move comes amid heightened demand for alternative beef..

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Get a Free Burger King Whopper This Valentine's Day With a Photo of Your Ex [Video]

Get a Free Burger King Whopper This Valentine's Day With a Photo of Your Ex

According to the promotion, a printed photo must be provided.

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Popeyes chicken sandwich fuels Restaurant Brands profit [Video]

Popeyes chicken sandwich fuels Restaurant Brands profit

Restaurant Brands Intl. posted stronger-than-expected quarterly results as the popularity of fried chicken sandwiches at Popeyes more than made up for an underwhelming performance at Burger King and..

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Burger King to test plant-based Impossible Croissan'wich in select markets starting in late January

Burger King will soon start testing the Impossible Croissan'wich in markets including Albuquerque, New Mexico; Montgomery, Alabama; Lansing, Michigan.
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Traveling Monday? Burger King is offering free Impossible Whoppers for delayed flights

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Vegan Man Sues Burger King, Claiming It Cooks Impossible Whopper Next to Meat

The fast food chain declined to comment on the lawsuit, which follows other controversies over how restaurants prepare orders that are ostensibly meatless.
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Vegan sues Burger King because Impossible Whopper is cooked on same grill as beef burgers

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Burger King sued over Impossible Whopper "contamination"

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Starbucks, Burger King, Krispy Kreme and Dunkin' scaring up Halloween-themed items

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Burger King scraps plastic toys in children's meals, launches amnesty

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Impossible Burger is making its grocery store debut on Friday. Here's where to find the plant-based meat

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National Cheeseburger Day 2019: Where to get free cheeseburgers and deals Wednesday

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Burger King's meatless Whoppers to go nationwide

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Burger King's plant-based Impossible Whopper is coming to restaurants nationwide

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New Hampshire officials capture bobcat stuck on Burger King roof

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A customer caught one employee on video mopping the table that she had just eaten at.  
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