Here are a few of the most interesting KFC statistics and facts I was able to dig up including restaurant count, revenue totals and employee counts. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.
- Website: Official Website
- Year Founded: 1930
- Headquarters: Dallas, Texas and Louisville, Kentucky
- Founder(s): Harland Sanders
- Current Chief Executive: Tony Lowings
- Parent Company: Yum! Brands
What is KFC?
KFC, a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM), is a global chicken restaurant brand with a rich, decades-long history of success and innovation. It all started with one cook, Colonel Harland Sanders, who created a finger lickin’ good recipe more than 75 years ago, a list of secret herbs and spices scratched out on the back of the door to his kitchen. (source)
Percentage of KFC restaurants that are franchised:
Last updated 1/1/18
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