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BURGER KING(R) RESTAURANT OPENING IN WARSAW ATTRACTS THOUSANDS

 WARSAW, Poland, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- When Poland's third Burger King(R) restaurant opened in Warsaw, an unprecedented 15,000 people lined up for a taste of the Whopper(R).
 The new restaurant is Poland's first full-size Burger King. It is franchised by International Fast Food Corporation (NASDAQ: FOOD) of Miami Beach, Fla., the exclusive Burger King franchisee for the Republic of Poland.
 Several additional Burger King restaurants are slated to open in Poland in the first quarter of 1993.
 "We are pleased Poland is playing such a significant role in the continued global expansion of the Burger King brand," said Mitchell Rubinson, chairman of the board of International Fast Food Corporation. "Judging from our warm reception last week, the people of Warsaw were obviously ready for a taste of America."
 Burger King Corporation is a subsidiary of Grand Metropolitan PLC, one of the United Kingdom's largest international companies. GrandMet is a world leader in the food, drinks and retailing sectors with sales of approximately $15 billion. Other U.S. subsidiaries of GrandMet include The Pillsbury Company, Haagen-Dazs, ALPO Petfoods, Carillon Importers, Heublin, Inc., The Paddington Corporation, and Pearle, Inc. Burger King Corporation and its franchisees operate more than 6,600 restaurants in 45 countries worldwide. In Fiscal Year 1992, Burger King had systemwide sales of $6.4 billion.
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 /CONTACT: Mitchell Rubinson of International Fast Food Corp., 305-531-5800/


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