Business Program Produces 16 Franchises


Tacontento, Allergy & Asthma, Super Batteries, Threesome, Kbaña, and Ana Gutierrez Jewelry, are among the 16 new Costa Rican franchises that officially opened this week.

The introduction of franchising development program for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), initiated through El Centro Nacional de Franquicias (CENFA) by the Chamber of Commerce of Costa Rica (CCCR) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) ended after four years on Tuesday of this week, with the.

Other results presented highlighted the formation of 28 consultant programs in partnership with the University of Science and Technology (Ulacit) and the company The Franchise Center, which included the training of 2,700 people as well as conducting trade fairs and trade missions.

CENAF funding is reaching ¢ 200 million for next year to work on structuring policies for large and small companies with potential for franchising and train process 10 new local SME companies as franchises.

Companies interested in becoming franchise can contact CENAF through the CCCR.

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