Company

Since our spin-off from PepsiCo in 1997, Yum! Brands has grown to be the world’s largest restaurant company, and our diversified global system includes approximately 1,500 franchisees operating more than 55,000 restaurants in over 155 countries and territories.

Our KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell brands are global leaders of the chicken, pizza and Mexican-style food categories, respectively. The Habit Burger Grill is a fast-casual restaurant concept specializing in made-to-order chargrilled burgers, sandwiches and more. These iconic  KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and The Habit Burger Grill brands delight millions of customers daily with our craveable food and memorable experiences.

We have a bold vision for building the world’s most loved, trusted and fastest growing restaurant brands.

Our craveable foods are unique recipes brought to life by people. Each ingredient matters in our food and in our Yum! Recipe, which clarifies everything from why we exist to how we work and achieve results.

Our purpose – why we exist – is to unlock opportunity for our...

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...Employees to grow in our organization where they can be their best selves

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...Franchisees to create generational wealth through entrepreneurship

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...People and communities to prosper through job creation and investment in equity and inclusion, education and entrepreneurship

Our Good Growth Strategy guides how we move our company forward.

We are grounded in the idea that our growth and brand relevance will only endure if our brands are inclusive, sustainable and reflective of evolving employee, franchisee and stakeholder needs. We’re focused on Good priorities that influence long-term Growth and Growth priorities that enable us to expand the Good we’re able to accomplish.

Our Good priorities involve social responsibility, risk management and sustainable stewardship of People, Food and Planet. These priorities are at the center of how we’re building a resilient growth business.

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People: Championing equity, inclusion and belonging, education and skills, and entrepreneurship.

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Food: Going above and beyond when it comes to food safety and offering balanced choices.

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Planet: Minimizing our environmental impact by reducing carbon emissions, plastic waste and land use.

Our Growth priorities are our framework for building sustainable, long-term results.

These priorities drive higher same-store sales and net-new unit growth and serve as our guiding principles across business decisions.

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Unrivaled Culture & Talent. Leveraging our people-first culture to fuel brand performance and franchisee success.

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Bold Restaurant Development. Driving market and franchise unit expansion with strong economics.

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Unmatched Operating Capability. Recruiting and equipping the best restaurant operators in the world to deliver great customer experiences.

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Relevant, Easy & Distinctive Brands. Innovating and elevating iconic restaurant brands that people trust and champion.

We’re extremely proud of the more than 1 million employees and franchise associates in our system around the globe and the unique culture we’ve built grounded on innovation, inclusion and growth. In 2023, Yum! Brands was included in the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index and Newsweek’s lists recognizing America’s Most Responsible Companies, America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity and America’s Greatest Workplaces for Women. In 2022, the Company was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America.

There’s a world of opportunities for Yum!, and we’re confident in our brands’ continued journey ahead.