AFC Enterprises to Sell Up To 500 Company-Owned Restaurants

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, GA - AFC Enterprises Chairman Frank Belatti recently announced the 's intention to sell between 400 and 500 company-owned over the next several years. The company, which operates , Chicken, , 's Best Coffee and Torrefazione Italia, currently owns 910 of its 3,500 worldwide units.

AFC's goal is to franchise about 75 of its company-owned restaurants each year. Belatti would like the company to eventually own about half the locations it currently does. "We intend to become a franchising company," he said.

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