Balanced Choices

Yum! strives to offer choice on our menus and evolve our offerings in ways that matter most to our consumers. We pay close attention to consumer trends regarding nutrients or ingredients to add or limit in our menu items, and we strive to provide options that meet a wide range of consumer values, lifestyle choices and dietary needs.

Plant-based proteins

Pizza Hut has made Beyond Pepperoni a permanent menu item in some markets.

Clean labeling

We continue our efforts to remove artificial colors, artificial flavors and PHOs from core food ingredients globally by 2025.

Plant-based cheeses

Offered at a growing number of Pizza Hut restaurants including in Portugal, Spain and the U.K.

Better beverages

In the U.S., Taco Bell aims to meet its 2022 goal of offering at least 50% of its medium (20 fl oz) fountain beverages at 100 calories or less and 20 grams of sugar or less.

Balanced options

By 2030, we intend to represent 50% of menu food offerings to be consistent with Yum! global nutrition criteria for meal options. As of 2021, our brands were 64% of the way there, putting us on track to meet the goal.

Sodium reduction

In 2021, the U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA) released its voluntary guidance for sodium reduction for the food industry, and after conducting an analysis we found that, on average, 75% of our individual products in the U.S. meet its upper bound sodium concentration targets