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Bob's

Bobs
Company nameBob's
Company typeSubsidiary
IndustryFast food
Founded1952 (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Founder(s)Robert Falkenburg
HeadquartersRio de Janeiro, Brasil
ProductsHamburgers and Milkshakes
Employees4000
ParentBrazil Fast Food Corp.

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Bob's is the first Brazilian fast food chain, founded in 1952 by the American Brazilian tennis champion Robert Falkenburg, Wimbledon tourney winner in 1948. The first store was opened in the borough of Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro.

Falkenburg (also known as "Bob") was the first person to introduce the fast-food concept in Brazil. The first store in Rio, introduced for the first time in the country Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, milkshakes and sundaes. In 1972, however, Falkenburg sold the franchise to the Brazilian Fast Food Corporation (BFFC).


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