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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: 52
Vice President of Marketing
Director of New Concepts
Marketing Director of New Concepts and Strategy
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

KFC Corporation Key Developments

KFC Corporation Introduces Georgia Gold Honey Mustard BBQ Chicken

KFC Corporation has introduced a new, exclusive flavor that's like gold for your insides—Georgia Gold Honey Mustard BBQ Chicken. Available for a limited time beginning January 30, the crispy and tangy Georgia Gold is like a grown-up honey mustard – sweet with attitude. The flavor is based on the tangy mustard-based BBQ found in South Carolina and Northern Georgia, and is a continuation of the authentic regional flavors KFC is exclusively bringing to restaurants across the country.

Kentucky Fried Chicken Opens 63rd Restaurant in Romania

Kentucky Fried Chicken opened a new restaurant in Romania following a EUR 350,000 ($372,537) investment. The new outlet located in the northeastern city of Piatra Neamt expands KFC's network in Romania to a total of 63 units. The new restaurant has an area of 150 sq m and created some 30 new jobs.

KFC Corporation Seeks Acquisitions

KFC Corporation is seeking acquisitions. Graham Maxwell, Chief Executive of KFC, said, “We will continue to pursue further acquisition opportunities as they arise, while also continuing to grow and refurbish our existing portfolio of restaurants.”

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