Here are a few of the most interesting Taco Bell 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.
What is Taco Bell?
At Taco Bell, we’ve had innovation on our mind since Glen Bell opened the first restaurant in 1962 in Downey, California. Always hungry for Más, we’ve grown to be a culture-centric, lifestyle brand that provides craveable, affordable Mexican-inspired food. (source)
- Location of first Taco Bell: San Bernadino, CA
- Year Pepsi bought Taco Bell: 1978
- Year Taco Bell was spun out into Yum Brands: 2002
- Year that Gidget, the Taco Bell chihuahua, died: 2009
Taco Bell Statistics
Average number of weekly Taco Bell customers:
Last updated 5/25/17
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