Hesburger internationally

In addition to Finland, Hesburger restaurants can be found in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Germany, Ukraine and Bulgaria. The first Hesburger restaurant in Bulgaria opened in late 2016. At the end of 2023, there were 28 restaurants operating in there. With 59 restaurants, Lithuania continues to place second after Finland in terms of the number of restaurants.

In the Baltic countries, Hesburger is known as a quality Finnish restaurant chain. According to a customer survey conducted by Socio Uuringukeskus 2023, Hesburger has been the most popular fast food chain in the Baltics for three years in a row.

In its other operating countries, Hesburger is showing strong growth. Quality operations and marketing are raising the familiarity rating of the company in other countries as well.

Hesburger operates according to the local laws, whatever the country may be.

  • In all the operating countries, the employees are paid wages that are higher than the minimum wage. The pay is equal and the company pays compensation for overtime. Before beginning operations in a new country, Hesburger becomes thoroughly acquainted with the labour legislation.
  • Hesburger audits the product safety and responsibility of the goods suppliers before any raw ingredients are ordered for distribution through the central warehouse in Saue.

Hesburger's central warehouses abroad are located in Saue, Estonia, and Kaunas, Lithuania. These central warehouses serve as the hubs for sending goods and raw materials to Hesburger restaurants in the Baltic countries, Poland, Bulgaria and Ukraine. Notably, Hesburger's mayonnaises are produced in own factory in Kaunas; while in Finland, mayonnaises are produced in Kaarina.

In addition to distirbution of goods and raw materials Saue is also responsible for manufacturing cut iceberg lettuce. The warehouse in Saue has approximately 30 employees, while in Kaunas there are about 15 employees. Meanwhile, the warehouse in Bulgaria is situated in Dinkata with a current staff of six employees.

The first Hesburger restaurant was opened:

  • Germany 1995
  • Estonia 1996
  • Latvia 2004
  • Lithuania 2007
  • Ukraine 2015
  • Bulgaria 2016
  • Poland 2024 (Home Delivery only)