BRIEF-South Africa's Famous Brands Q1 franchise sales up 16.8 pct

JOHANNESBURG, June 19 Wed Jun 19, 2013 3:06am EDT

JOHANNESBURG, June 19 (Reuters) - Famous Brands Ltd : * Says quartely franchise sales up 16.8% * Says Q1 like-on- like sales grew 9.6%, with South Africa delivering growth of

9.3% * Opened 34 new restaurants in Q1 * Says to grow presence on the African continent