Famous Brands Limited, a publicly listed holding company (JSE) Limited, is Africa’s largest branded food service franchisor.
On 28 February 2018 Famous Brands’ vertically integrated business model comprised a portfolio of 25 brands represented by a local and international network of 2 853 restaurants across South Africa, Rest of Africa, the United Kingdom and the Middle East, supported by substantial Logistics and Manufacturing operations.
This includes a manufacturing plant for french fries and other potato products (Lambert's Bay Foods)
Famous Brands portfolio includes the following casual dining brands: Wimpy, Mugg & Bean, Europa, Fego Caffé, Pubs, Tashas, Vovo Telo, House of Coffees, NetCafé,Keg, Turn ‘n Tender, Coffee Couture, The Bread Basket, Mythos, PAUL, Lupa, Salsa Mexican Grill, GBK – Gourmet Burger Kitchen, 14 on Chartwell and Catch.
Famous Brands portfolio includes the following Quick Service brands: Steers, Debonairs Pizza, Fishaways, Milky Lane, Giramundo, Mr Biggs and Wakaberry.
In addition the company operates the hospitality brand 'By Word of Mouth'.