KFC - Kentucky Fried Chicken

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KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN is the most famous chicken chain in the world. This extremely popular Louisville, KY based chicken franchise specializes in Original Recipe, The Colonel’s Crispy Strips and Kentucky Grilled Chicken with homemade-style sides, chicken sandwiches made fresh and Honey BBQ Wings. Since Colonel Sanders established the business in 1952, KFC has been serving customers freshly prepared, complete, family meals.

KFC is renowned for their Original Recipe fried chicken that has the same secret 11 herb and spice blend that the Colonel created over 50 years ago. It is likely that over 185 million people see a KFC TV advertisement weekly – this is over half the population in the United States! By 2008, KFC was the leading quick service chicken provider in America among companies that feature chicken on the bone as their main offering. The company has a 42% market share, which is three times that of the nearest national competitor.

Operating more than 15,000 restaurants internationally and over 5,200 U.S. restaurants, KFC serves and incredible 12 million guests everyday in 109 countries around the world. Yum! Brands, Inc., KFC’s parent company, is the largest restaurant company worldwide in terms of the number of restaurants in their system. Ranked number 239 on the Fortune 500 List, with revenues exceeding $11 billion in 2008, Yum! Brands has more than 37,000 restaurant locations in over 120 countries and employs more than a million people.

Franchise concept

Prior to opening your KFC business, three key people of your franchise team will receive KFC’s expert franchise training. These 3 key people could include the franchise owner , Restaurant’s General Manager or an Above Store Leader. Training lasts from 8 to 10 weeks (depending on the franchise location) and is offered both by the KFC Company in Louisville, Kentucky and in official training locations across the nation. The franchisee will be required to pay a very reasonable fee for the training and is responsible for all expenses of the management team including lodging and travel.

KFC is constantly working to both improve existing products and develop new products. As a KFC franchisee, you will benefit from the companies great experience and effectiveness in marketing, and will receive order forms for POP and other advertising materials for specific promotions as well as a calendar of upcoming events from the brand marketing departments.

Also, should you wish to leverage KFC’s outstanding development expertise for the building of your location, KFC Development Services are available on a fee basis.

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KFC is a franchise concept with a long history and tradition. They know how to do business and they want to offer you the opportunity to team up with them. If you are interested in a great franchise with fantastic support and training, just fill out the information below and see if KFC is the right franchise opportunity for you!

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01.11.2010

KFC presented with 2010 Greener Package Award

The KFC franchise has announced that restaurants across the country are introducing what it believes to be the fast food industry’s first consumer-reusable food container. The container was recentl... » Read more


22.11.2008

KFC donates $20,000 to the World Food Program

Last month, in an attempt to push forward the debate about world hunger, KFC publicly offered to donate $20,000 to world hunger relief if anyone involved in Nashville’s Oct. 7 presidential debate –... » Read more


04.07.2008

Yum! Brands appoints Roger Eaton president of KFC, USA

Yum! Brands, Inc. has announced that it has appointed Roger Eaton as president of KFC USA. According to the information provided by the company, he replaces Gregg Dedrick who has decided to leave t... » Read more


29.05.2008

KFC franchise opens up its largest restaurant

On 13th May, Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC), a franchise belonging to the Yum Brands Group, opened up its biggest ever restaurant in the German city of Munich just eight months after construction wor... » Read more


01.05.2008

Kentucky Fried Chicken tests a new franchise concept

According to a report published by the Internet portal cafefuture.net, the fast-food chain, Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC), is testing a new system in the USA where grilled products are also being so... » Read more


01.03.2008

Kentucky Fried Chicken helping to change people’s lives

For the third year running, the Kentucky Fried Chicken Foundation, an independent non-profit foundation established by KFC, has been searching for the 2008 KFC Colonel's Scholars®. According to inf... » Read more

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