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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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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
Kentucky Fried Chicken® announced that it is launching a new signature dipping sauce that’s sure to make fried chicken fans rejoice.
October 9th, 2020
Kentucky Fried Chicken® announced today the appointment of John Mays as director of equity and inclusion for KFC U.S.
August 31st, 2020
Kentucky Fried Chicken® announced its Back-to-School Buckets initiative, which will celebrate teachers across the country who are returning to the classroom, whether virtually or in-person, amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
August 19th, 2020
Kentucky Fried Chicken® announced it will provide $500,000 worth of groceries to team members across its more than 4,000 U.S. restaurants to celebrate its workforce who are continuing to keep America fed amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 29th, 2020
Kentucky Fried Chicken® announced it will send one million pieces of chicken to KFC restaurants across the country, earmarked specifically to support local communities in need through donation during the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 31st, 2020
KFC Corporation has named Monica Rothgery chief operating officer of KFC U.S., effective immediately.
May 13th, 2019
Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) today announced the promotion of Tony Lowings, 60, to KFC Division Chief Executive Officer, reporting to Yum! Brands Chief Executive Officer, Greg Creed, effective January 1, 2019.
September 28th, 2018
Blending virtual reality with real reality, KFC is using VR technology to demonstrate how to make Original Recipe® fried chicken in an entirely unique, hands-on and modern way.
August 24th, 2017
Yum! Brands, Inc. today announced that it has promoted Kevin Hochman to President and Chief Concept Officer of KFC U.S., reporting to Roger Eaton, Chief Executive Officer of KFC Global, effective immediately.
March 21st, 2017

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