Revenue unexpectedly fell in its latest quarter as exchange rates dragged on profit and sales slowed at existing venues. Despite luke-warm sales, the company managed to increase earnings by cutting costs.
Total revenue in the quarter was little changed at $1.04bn (£882m), in line with analysts’ $1.05bn expectations.
Burger King has been thinking outside the box to try and tempt customers through its doors. Two of its latest inventions are the Mac n’ Cheetos deep-fried sticks of macaroni and cheese, as well as grilled Oscar Mayer hot dogs.
Net profit attributable to shareholders rose to $90.9m, or 38 cents per share in the quarter ended June 30, from $11m a year earlier.
Restaurant Brands also owns the Canadian Tim Hortons coffee and doughnut chain.