History

2021

620 stores in Korea,
11 stores in 4 countries in the world

2020

– Opened the 3rd store in Hong Kong
– Opened the 2nd and 3rd store in Myanmar
– Awarded ‘Top 100 franchises’ selected by
– Awarded ‘Top 100 franchises’ selected by
Maeil Economy Newspaper for 7 consecutive
years (2014~2020)
– Awarded grand prize for ‘Brand award of the
year’ for 11 consecutive years (2010~2020,
Korean Customers’ Forum)

2019

– Opened the 1st and 2nd store in Indonesia
– Opened the 3rd store in Singapore
– Opened the 1st store in Myanmar
– Awarded grand prize for ‘Brand award of the
year’ for 10 consecutive years
(2010~2019, Korean Customers’ Forum)
– Awarded ‘Top 100 franchises’ selected by
Maeil Economy Newspaper for 6 consecutive
years (2014~2019)

2018

– Opened the 2nd store in Singapore
– Opened the 2nd store in Hong Kong
– Awarded Top ‘100 franchises’ selected by
Maeil Economy Newspaper for 5 consecutive
years (2014~2018)
– Awarded grand prize for ‘Brand award of the
year’ for 9 consecutive years (2010~2018,
Korean Customers’ Forum)
– Selected as an ‘Excellent Franchise’ certified
by Korean government for 8 consecutive years
(2011~2018, Small and Medium Business
Administration)
– Awarded ‘2018 Korea Food Show industrial
packaging award’ by Minister of Public
Administration and Security

2016

– Selected as ‘Top 100 franchises’ in Korea
for by Korean Press 3 consecutive years
– Awarded Top ‘100 franchises’ selected by
Maeil Economy Newspaper for 3 consecutive
years (2014~2016)
– Expansion and relocation of dough
production plant at Korea’s largest scale
– Selected as an ‘Excellent Franchise’ certified
by Korean government for 6 consecutive
years (2011~2016, Small and Medium Business
Administration)
– Awarded grand prize for ‘Brand award of
the year’ for 7 consecutive years (2010~2016,
Korean Customers’ Forum)

2017

– Opened the 1st store in Singapore
– Awarded ‘Top 100 franchises’ selected by
Maeil Economy Newspaper for 4 consecutive
years (2014~2017)
– Awarded grand prize for ‘Brand award of
the year’ for 8 consecutive years (2010~2017,
Korean Customers’ Forum)
– Selected as an ‘Excellent Franchise’ certified
by Korean government for 7 consecutive
years (2011~2017, Small and Medium Business
Administration)

2015

– Awarded the grand prize for ‘2015 Korean
franchise awards’ (Minister of Trade, Industry
and Energy Award)
– Awarded grand prize for ‘Brand award of the
year’ for 6 consecutive years (2010~2015,
Korean Customers’ Forum)
– Selected as an ‘Excellent Franchise’ certified
by Korean government for 5 consecutive
years (2011~2015, Small and Medium
Business Administration)
– Selected as ‘Top 100 franchises’ in Korea by
Korean Press for 2 consecutive years
– Awarded ‘Top 100 franchises’ selected by
Maeil Economy Newspaper for 2 consecutive
years (2014~2015)

2014

– Opened the 1st store in Hong Kong
– Selected as an ‘Excellent Franchise’ certified
by Korean government for 4 consecutive
years (2011~2014, Small and Medium Business
Administration)
– Awarded grand prize for ‘Brand award of
the year’ for 5 consecutive years (2010~2014,
Korean Customers’ Forum)
– Awarded ‘Minister of Agriculture, Food and
Fisheries Awards’
– Awarded ‘Top 100 franchises’ selected by
Maeil Economy Newspaper
– Selected as ‘Top 100 franchises’ in Korea by
Korean Press

2013

– Awarded grand prize for ‘Brand award of
the year’ for 4 consecutive years
(2010~2013, Korean Customers’ Forum)
– Selected as an ‘Excellent Franchise’
certified by Korean government for 3
consecutive years (2011~2013, Small and
Medium Business Administration)
– Launched 3rd take away specialized
brand ‘Go Steak’

2012

– Awarded grand prize for ‘Brand
award of the year’ for 3 consecutive
years (2010~2012, Korean Customers’ Forum)
– Selected as an Excellent Franchise certified
by Korean government for 2 consecutive
years (2011~2012, Small and Medium
Business Administration)
– Pizza Maru’s product R&D center was
certified as ‘National Accredited
Institution’ by Ministry of Science,
ICT and Future Planning

2009

– Opened 200th Pizza Maru store
– Awarded ‘Outstanding Small and
Medium Enterprise Awards’ by
Gyeong-gi Regional Office Small & Medium
Business Administration
– Certified on the public service broadcast,
KBS as ‘100% natural cheese’ user

2010

– Opened 400th Pizza Maru store
– Established dough manufacturing plant
capable of producing 20 million doughs a year
– Awarded ‘Minister of Agriculture, Food and
Rural Affairs’ sponsored by Korea Institute of
Franchise Industry
– Awarded grand prize for ‘Brand award of
the year’ (2010, The Korea Economic Daily
and Korean Customers’ Forum)

2011

– Launched 2nd take away specialized
brand ‘Gosomi Chicken’
– Opened 500th Pizza Maru store
– Awarded grand prize for ‘Brand award of
the year’ for 2 consecutive years
(2010~2011, Korean Customers’ Forum)
– Selected as an ‘Excellent Franchise’ certified
by Korean government (Small and Medium
Business Administration)

2008

– Opened 100th Pizza Maru store
– Established dough & product R&D center
– Established dough manufacture
– Registered green tea well-being dough patent
(Patent No. 10-0866722)
– ISO 9001, 14001 acquisition

2007

– Established Food Zone Co., Ltd

2006

– Opened 1st Pizza Maru store and
launched franchise business

1996

– Started ‘Wood Fired Pizza’ restaurant