KFC®, a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, is the world’s most popular chicken restaurant chain specializing in Original Recipe®, Extra Crispy™, Kentucky Grilled Chicken®, Extra Crispy™ Strips and Extra Crispy™ Boneless, with home-style sides, Hot Wings™, and freshly made chicken sandwiches.
Since the opening of the first KFC restaurant in 1952 to our newest restaurants in the farthest reaches of Africa, Latin America and Asia, the brand founded by Colonel Harland Sanders is one of the most loved and fastest growing retail chains in the world.
Our KFC division includes nearly 14,200 restaurants in 115 countries, excluding the Yum! China and India divisions.
KFC is truly a global brand with a local heart. Our local teams have made KFC a part of consumers’ lives in different countries worldwide. KFC has a strong franchise-led business model with growth-ready franchisees around the world who understand their markets.
KFC is a leader in emerging markets such as South Africa, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand and many others. We are entering new markets in Africa and Asia, some five to ten years ahead of the competition. We are investing our equity and accelerating development in high growth emerging markets like Russia, Turkey and South Africa.
We are also developing our business in Western Europe and have a huge opportunity for growth in markets like France and Germany.
KFC is an iconic global brand and we believe that we have the best customers in the world, which is why we strive to make each experience with our brand a memorable one. With over 60 years of success and innovation, we look forward to serving you and your family our world famous recipes for years to come. To learn more about KFC please visit www.kfc.com.