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Submitted by Anushree Goswami, on February 29, 2020

KFC: Kentucky Fried Chicken

KFC is an abbreviation of "Kentucky Fried Chicken". It is a fast-food restaurant chain whose specialty is known for fried chicken because of its specialization in it. Its head office is situated in Louisville, Kentucky in the United States. The company is contributory to 'Yum! Brands'. In the present time, it has more than 20,500 outlets in 125 countries and territories all over the world. As of 1, Jan 2020, David Gibbs is the CEO of KFC.

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KFC Food Promise

In the KFC outlets, the preparation of fried chicken recipes is fresh by using the Colonel's secret choices of 11 herbs and spices. In the process of adding to this recipe, KFC gives prominence on a variety of aspects to prepare the world’s best chicken.

Following are some of which given below:

  • The real chickens are used which are raised on U.S. farms.
  • The chickens used in KFC kitchens are USDA-inspected for quality purposes before it is delivered to KFC kitchens.
  • The chickens are free of steroids and supplementary hormones.
  • At current, in the list of its menu items, the chicken and more than the other 90% food items are free of food dyes.
  • By the end of 2020, it will bring to an end the use of artificial colors and flavors in its core products.

KFC History

  • The founder of KFC was Colonel Harland Sanders. The founder of KFC was Colonel Harland Sanders. 
  • In the year 1890, Harland Sanders was born in Henryville, Indiana. He had undertaken many jobs but could not stay for a long period at any job.
  • At last in 1930, he started selling fried chicken from his roadside restaurant at a gas station in Corbin, Kentucky. His fried chicken recipe became a big success.
  • In 1952, he franchised his recipe to Pete Harman in South Salt Lake, Utah. This restaurant promoted the recipe with the name Kentucky Fried Chicken.
  • By 1963, approximately 600 restaurants were promoting and selling this recipe.
  • In 1964, Sanders sold the company to a group of investors for $2 million.
  • By 1967, it turned out to be the sixth-largest restaurant chain by sales volume in the U.S.
  • By 1970, KFC established around 3000 stores in more than 40 countries.
  • In 1997, it moves towards under the ownership of Yum! Brands and more recipes were added in the list of menus like sandwiches, drinks, and desserts to go together with the fried chicken recipe.


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