BreadTalk Group Limited’s Restaurant Business: 10 Numbers Investors Should Know

BreadTalk Group Limited (SGX:5DA) released its 2016 annual report in April this year.

BreadTalk’s business has three segments, namely, Bakery, Food Atrium, and Restaurant. It is worth digging through the company’s latest annual report for insights on the current states and futures of the various segments. We will take a look at the Restaurant business today.

Here are 10 key numbers on the Restaurant segment that BreadTalk shared in its latest annual report:

1. The segment accounted for 24% of BreadTalk’s total revenue in 2016.

2. There are three main brands under the restaurant segment, namely Din Tai Fung, RamenPlay and Sanpou-Tei.

3. The business segment has a presence in two countries. Singapore had 21 Din Tai Fung outlets in 2016 while Thailand housed another three. Singapore also had six RamenPlay outlets and two Sanpou-Tei outlets. In total, BreadTalk had 32 restaurants in 2016.

4. Din Tai Fung will be spreading its wings into London soon. BreadTalk is in a joint-venture that has earned the franchise rights to operate the brand in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The first restaurant is expected to open in London in the second half of 2017.

5. Din Tai Fung won Asia’s “Top Brand” award (by Influential Brands) for the fourth consecutive year. The restaurant also introduced three Taiwanese Premium Sauces in 2016 as part of its improved merchandise offerings. The sauces are namely Chilli Oil, Chilli Sauce, and premium XO sauce. When the sauces were launched, Din Tai Fung also gave out recipes that made use of the sauces to fans.

I hope that investors found the information above helpful in understanding BreadTalk’s business and maybe, a little amusing as well.

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The information provided is for general information purposes only and is not intended to be personalised investment or financial advice. Motley Fool Singapore contributor Chin Hui Leong doesn’t own shares in any companies mentioned.