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Founded: 1952

KFC, or Kentucky Fried Chicken, is a fast food restaurant chain based in Louisville, Kentucky. Founded by Colonel Harland Sanders, KFC is now a division of Yum! Brands. KFC is known mainly for its fried chicken.

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KFC Thailand is thrilled to mark its 40th Anniversary with the grand “Kentucky Town Bangkok” pop-up event, featuring world famous idol BamBam as the first Friend of KFC Thailand.
June 17th, 2024 | TRENDING
Kentucky Fried Chicken is testing NEW! KFC Tenders, now made with Original Recipe, and a new, signature Comeback Sauce* in West Palm Beach, Fla., and surrounding areas for a limited time.
June 13th, 2024
Kentucky Fried Chicken has partnered with ICEE® to test new, premium frozen beverages exclusively in select Lexington and Central Kentucky KFC locations.
June 12th, 2024
KFC is testing a new take on a quesadilla, introducing the KFC Chicken Quesadilla in select restaurants for a limited time.
June 11th, 2024
Kentucky Fried Chicken has partnered with Tractor Beverage Co to test new, premium frozen beverages in select Ohio locations.
June 10th, 2024
KFC is introducing a "real-talk" Mother's Day menu to give mom what she really craves - peace, quiet, appreciation and a delicious meal for the whole family to enjoy.
May 7th, 2024
KFC Global today announced that Alex Barsk (she/her) will be joining KFC Global as our new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), reporting directly to Sabir Sami, KFC Global Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective June 1, 2024.
April 12th, 2024
KFC is bringing its beloved 11 herbs and spices to an all-new “Taste of KFC Deals” value menu available starting April 8th, with flavor-packed meal deals starting at just $4.99*.
April 11th, 2024
KFC is getting saucy and taking its finger lickin’ good chicken nuggets to a whole new level with NEW Saucy Nuggets.
March 29th, 2024
During the celebration of Women’s History Month, KFC today proudly announced that it has successfully achieved parity between women and men globally across its corporate offices, referred to as restaurant support centers (RSCs).
March 28th, 2024
KFC has been named to Fast Company’s prestigious list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies of 2024, landing at No.14 in the Advertising and Marketing category.
March 22nd, 2024
KFC today announced the opening of its 30,000th location globally with a new restaurant in Rome, Italy, cementing its steady, continued expansion.
March 14th, 2024
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KFC announced key milestone store openings with two new restaurants in Haryana, India and Bucharest, Romania, as KFC expands in markets across the world.
November 14th, 2023
Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) announced today that it has named Paul Tuscano Chief Digital Officer of KFC U.S., effective August 1, 2023.
July 18th, 2023
Kentucky Fried Chicken is celebrating National Fried Chicken Day by announcing KFCShop.com, a new merch shop for all your finger lickin’ good fashion needs.
July 7th, 2023
Starting July 3, KFC’s new Ultimate BBQ Fried Chicken Sandwich will be available at participating KFC restaurants nationwide for a limited time.
June 28th, 2023
Kentucky Fried Chicken® is teaming up with legendary Pro Football Hall of Famer and head football coach at the University of Colorado Boulder, Deion "Prime Time" Sanders, and his family.
June 15th, 2023
Kentucky Fried Chicken® is making its KFC Chicken Sandwich even more craveable with a spicy new promotion tied to the highly anticipated new Diablo® IV video game.
June 2nd, 2023
This Mother’s Day, KFC is making it easy to celebrate mom by serving up free KFC Nuggets from mom’s little nuggets, as part of the KFC Nuggets of Appreciation meal.
May 5th, 2023
In 2023, 500+ KFC restaurant employees received a KFC Foundation Scholarship.
April 28th, 2023
Kentucky Fried Chicken® is introducing new, 100 percent white meat Kentucky Fried Chicken Nuggets - hand-breaded with KFC’s Original Recipe® - to menus nationwide starting March 27.
March 24th, 2023
Showcasing his dedication and hardworking passion instilled in him throughout his childhood, Lewis was quickly promoted throughout the years.
March 23rd, 2023
Kentucky Fried Chicken® is collaborating with Blizzard Entertainment to offer fans early beta access to one of the most anticipated games of the year, Diablo® IV.
March 16th, 2023
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For the first time in nearly a decade, Kentucky Fried Chicken® is bringing back a menu item with a cult following like none other, the KFC Double Down Sandwich.
March 2nd, 2023
Kentucky Fried Chicken® announced a new menu item that will have wrap lovers on cloud nine.
February 3rd, 2023
The KFC Foundation, in partnership with Western Governors University (WGU), today announced that KFC restaurant employees* will have the opportunity to receive 100 percent paid tuition when attending WGU to earn their degree.
January 25th, 2023
KFC has the cure: comforting chunky chicken pot pies for only $5!
January 5th, 2023
In the spirit of giving this holiday season, Kentucky Fried Chicken® is hitting the road with longtime partner Blessings in a Backpack to feed families in need with the KFC Sharemobile, a holiday-edition charitable food truck.
December 2nd, 2022
Funnel Cake Fries - a new menu item with viral popularity being tested by KFC franchisee KBP Brands - is expanding to include 77 participating Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants.
November 29th, 2022
Just in time for the holiday season, Kentucky Fried Chicken® is debuting new bargains and buckets to make it even easier to enjoy all of your celebrations.
November 15th, 2022
Beginning October 17, 2022, fried chicken fans can now dip their favorite menu items in an all-new Buffalo Ranch dipping sauce at Kentucky Fried Chicken® restaurants nationwide.
October 18th, 2022
Kentucky Fried Chicken® is shaking up its menus with the release of its new Kentucky Fried Chicken Wraps in select Atlanta restaurants for a limited time.
October 4th, 2022
The KFC Foundation has done some finger lickin’ good, awarding 50 deserving non-profit organizations across the U.S. a combined total of $500,000 in Kentucky Fried Wishes grants.
September 15th, 2022
Kentucky Fried Chicken® announced today a 2-Piece Drum & Thigh Combo Meal for just $6*. You heard that right, only $6.
August 31st, 2022
here’s a new nugget in town. Today, Kentucky Fried Chicken® is introducing Kentucky Fried Chicken Nuggets, available in select restaurants in Charlotte, NC, starting July 18 for a limited time only.*
July 19th, 2022
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The fans have spoken. Kentucky Fried Chicken® has listened. KFC Mac & Cheese Bowls are back!
July 12th, 2022
Following the introduction of the much-talked-about KFC Jack Harlow Meal, the partnership between the two Kentucky icons keeps getting bigger and better – now with the release of first-class branded merch.
July 11th, 2022
Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) announced today that Tarun Lal has been named President of KFC U.S., effective July 15, 2022.
June 24th, 2022
All fingers point to KFC today as the fried chicken chain unveils an innovative eating utensil that makes all your KFC favorites (literally) finger lickin’ good.
June 21st, 2022
Jack Harlow and KFC’s partnership just got spicier with the drop of the Jack Harlow Meal.
June 6th, 2022
This Mother’s Day, KFC and Proflowers are helping you celebrate mom like never before - introducing the Kentucky Fried Buckquet, a DIY floral arrangement that, once assembled, can be part fried chicken, part fresh flowers and altogether amazing.
April 27th, 2022
Earlier this year, KFC and its franchisees partnered with TikTok creator Isaiah Garza to launch a unique giving challenge.
April 8th, 2022
Kentucky Fried Chicken and TikTok creator Isaiah Garza have teamed up to launch the #KentuckyFriedGivingChallenge.
February 25th, 2022
KFC U.S. has selected MullenLowe as its new creative agency in the United States.
February 11th, 2022
Chicken sandwich lovers rejoice - KFC just announced its biggest sandwich yet, and it's stuffed!
February 1st, 2022
Kentucky Fried Chicken and Beyond Meat® are kicking off the new year with a Kentucky Fried Miracle as the highly-anticipated plant-based* Beyond Fried Chicken makes its nationwide debut.
January 6th, 2022
Kentucky Fried Chicken® is teaming up with multiple GRAMMY-nominated rapper and Louisville native Jack Harlow to usher in a new era for the iconic fried chicken brand, which will be full of surprises for fans over the next year.
December 14th, 2021
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To celebrate the return of its iconic 11 Herbs & Spices Firelog, KFC has created the Kentucky Fried Chicken Firelog Cabin giving fans a chance to win the ultimate fried chicken getaway for eight.
December 8th, 2021
D.C.’s famous Sweet Hot Capital City® mambo sauce is coming to select KFC restaurants in the Washington,D.C. area, Dallas and Atlanta for a limited time only beginning December 6.
December 6th, 2021
On Giving Tuesday (November 30), KFC will donate $1 for each KFC Chicken Sandwich sold*(including KFC Chicken Sandwich meals) to Blessings in a Backpack to provide weekend meals to children who might otherwise go hungry.
November 23rd, 2021
To keep busy fried chicken lovers on schedule without keeping them from what they crave, Kentucky Fried Chicken is introducing Quick Pick-Up, the fastest way to get its world-famous fried chicken without waiting in line.
November 17th, 2021
To celebrate the upcoming holiday season, Kentucky Fried Chicken® is unveiling winter’s hottest dining accessory - a limited-edition and original (like our fried chicken recipe) Finger Lickin’ Chicken Mitten Bucket Hugger.
November 10th, 2021
KFC Corporation announced it has named Nick Chavez Chief Marketing Officer of KFC U.S., effective November 29, 2021.
November 1st, 2021
KFC is teaming up with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA), the nation's largest donor- and volunteer-supported mentoring network.
June 22nd, 2021
Their latest innovation efforts have been focused on creating KFC's new sleek, clean and modernized packaging that will show up in restaurants early this summer.
May 24th, 2021
Now, as demand continues to grow, the fried chicken chain hopes to hire 20,000 permanent full-time and part-time company and franchisee restaurant positions across the nation.
May 6th, 2021
As part of this initiative, KFC is partnering with Meals on Wheels America to help provide meals to homebound seniors in need.
March 25th, 2021
Kentucky Fried Chicken®, purveyor of the world's most famous fried chicken, kicked off 2021 with the introduction of its best chicken sandwich ever.
January 11th, 2021
Kentucky Fried Chicken® is bringing back feelings of nostalgia this holiday season with the re-release of some of its most famous holiday buckets.
November 17th, 2020
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