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Concerns Taco Bell could hurt struggling food outlets

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 12 Nov 2019, 12:26PM
Taco Bell will open its first New Zealand restaurant in The Brickworks, Lynn Mall. (Photo / 123RF)

Concerns Taco Bell could hurt struggling food outlets

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 12 Nov 2019, 12:26PM

Taco Bell opens up on New Zealand's shores today, but some are not happy about it.

The American fast-food chain opened at 10am in Auckland this morning.

Food business consultant Mark Collins told Kate Hawkesby it will ramp up competition between retailers, some who are already struggling.

He says Taco Bell's proposing 25 New Zealand stores in five years, which breaks down to a new one every 10 weeks.

The restaurant will include iconic features like Taco Bell's 16inch bell, a self-serve music kiosk and an open kitchen.

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