About KFC

KFC©, a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, is the world’s most popular chicken restaurant chain specializing in OriginalRecipe©, Extra CrispyTM, Kentucky Grilled Chicken©, Extra CrispyTM Strips and Extra CrispyTM Boneless, with home-style sides, Hot WingsTM, and freshly made chicken sandwiches.

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Most loved and fastest growing retail chains in the world

  • 1930 Since
  • 18,875 Restaurants
  • 118 Countries
  • Sept 9, 1890

    Harland Sanders is born in Henryville, Indiana.
  • 1920-1929

    No university for Harland. It wasn't that
    kind of world anyway.
  • 1930

    Harland buys a roadside motel and cafe in Corbin, Kentucky. Always an avid cook, he puts his talents to use and starts to serve his take on southern fried chicken to the public.
  • 1935

    State Governor, Ruby Laffoon commissions Harland as ''Kentucky Colonel'' for outstanding achievement in the community.
  • 1939

    Finally, Harland perfects his blend of 11 Herbs and Spices.
  • 1950

    Colonel Sanders dons his dapper white suit for the first time.
  • 1955

    Disaster strikes: Interstate 75 opens up and sucks away trade.
  • 1964

    A growing network of franchisees across the US
  • December 16, 1980

    At 90, Colonel Harland Sanders passes away, but the KFC brand continues to grow, with restaurants now all over the world.
  • RIGHT NOW THERE ARE OVER 300 KFC's IN INDIA.

    We now have 300 restaurants across more than 80 cities.