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February 14, 2016 2:35 PM ET

Hotels, Restaurants and Leisure

Company Overview of KFC Corporation

Company Overview

KFC Corporation, also known as Kentucky Fried Chicken, operates a chain of chicken restaurants in the United States and internationally. The company provides sandwiches, sides, desserts, drinks, sauces, fill ups, buttermilk biscuits, and other products; big box meals, popcorn nuggets, and kid’s meals; and chicken products, including chicken hot wings, chicken sandwiches, and fried chicken products. The company also franchises its restaurants. KFC Corporation was founded in 1952 and is based in Louisville, Kentucky. KFC Corporation operates as a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc.

1441 Gardiner Lane

Louisville, KY 40213-1957

United States

Founded in 1952

Phone:

502-874-8300

Fax:

502-874-8790

Key Executives for KFC Corporation

Executive Vice President of Marketing & Food Innovation
Age: 51
Vice President of Marketing
Director of New Concepts
Marketing Director of New Concepts and Strategy
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

KFC Corporation Key Developments

Kentucky Fried Chicken Plans to Open 1-2 More Restaurants in Latvia

Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) fast-food plans to open at least 1-2 more restaurants in Latvia in year 2016.

Kentucky Fried Chicken Launches Nashville Hot Chicken in Nashville

Kentucky Fried Chicken has announced its hotly anticipated new menu item, KFC Nashville Hot Chicken will be delivered through food truck to some Nashville natives before its national debut. While the famous Nashville Hot Chicken was originally created in Nashville, Tennessee, the brand is packing up its food truck and crisscrossing the country to give an advance tasting to folks residing in Nashvilles in eight states that sadly do not have a nearby KFC restaurant: Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Kansas and North Carolina. KFC's new Nashville Hot Chicken has a flavor profile that is spicy and smoky but stays unbelievably crispy. The KFC Nashville Hot tour will kick off on January 7, 2015 in Nashville Village, Ohio, and end January 20, 2015 in Nashville Town, North Carolina.

KFC Corp. Closes its Store at Baxter and Highlands Avenues

KFC eleven, at 1004 Bardstown Road near Baxter and Highlands avenues, was KFC Corp.'s only 'fast casual' concept store and offered such items as flatbreads, salads and rice bowls with flavors including Sweet Orange Ginger. The restaurant opened in August 2013 and abruptly closed. The building is permanently closed and will be put up for sale. Employees are being offered the chance to transfer to other stores.

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