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  • Strongly believe in India story, will continue physical expansion despite COVID-19 disruptions: KFC Mar 28, 2021 11:49 AM IST

    Strongly believe in India story, will continue physical expansion despite COVID-19 disruptions: KFC

    KFC India, which opened around 30 new restaurants last year during the peak of the COVID-19-induced disruptions, is looking at adding new outlets this year too as it looks to enhance access of the brand to its consumers.

  • KFC launches a gaming console with a built-in chicken warmer Dec 30, 2020 04:26 PM IST

    KFC launches a gaming console with a built-in chicken warmer

    The Kentucky-based firm has also revealed that this chicken chamber would keep its components hot and ready for consumption during intense gaming sessions.

  • Business Insight | After Burger King, KFC & Pizza Hut Operator May Bring An IPO In 2021 Dec 18, 2020 07:29 PM IST

    Business Insight | After Burger King, KFC & Pizza Hut Operator May Bring An IPO In 2021

  • Coronavirus impact: KFC drops 'it's finger lickin' good' slogan for now Aug 26, 2020 12:21 PM IST

    Coronavirus impact: KFC drops 'it's finger lickin' good' slogan for now

    KFC revealed a new look of its tagline though a YouTube video that blurs out the ‘finger lickin’ part of its tagline with the message “That thing we always say? Ignore it. For now.”

  • Coca-Cola, H&M, Dabur, KFC ask Delhi staff to work from home amid severe pollution: Report Nov 05, 2019 04:41 PM IST

    Coca-Cola, H&M, Dabur, KFC ask Delhi staff to work from home amid severe pollution: Report

    Advising Delhiites to minimise exposure to pollution, The Energy Resources Institute (TERI) had also appealed to organisations to consider work-from-home or remote working options for their employees.

  • Twitteratis dub KFC conman ‘legend’ for eating free for a year May 14, 2019 01:08 PM IST

    Twitteratis dub KFC conman ‘legend’ for eating free for a year

    The arrested student went to KFC outlets and claimed that he was sent by the company’s headquarters to ensure quality standards were being met.

  • KFC asks customers to crowd fund innovations at Indiegogo Mar 08, 2019 12:58 PM IST

    KFC asks customers to crowd fund innovations at Indiegogo

    One of the innovations of the KFC lab is little colonel locator, which customers can use to find anyone or anything that’s wearing the necktie -- as long as they're within 100 feet of their smartphone.

  • Sapphire Foods raises Rs 225 cr from Edelweiss PE, others Dec 19, 2018 08:32 PM IST

    Sapphire Foods raises Rs 225 cr from Edelweiss PE, others

    The investment will be used for expansion activities, a statement said, without disclosing any details on the valuation of the 2015-incorporated company.

  • KFC reports 25% Q3 growth in India Oct 31, 2018 10:41 PM IST

    KFC reports 25% Q3 growth in India

    According to the company, this is ninth consecutive quarter of positive system sales growth for KFC India.

  • 'Finger lickin' good' news! KFC may soon serve 'vegetarian' fried chicken Jun 11, 2018 02:03 PM IST

    'Finger lickin' good' news! KFC may soon serve 'vegetarian' fried chicken

    The fast food giant has assured to offer the taste of KFC in its vegetarian range by using its signature blend of herbs and spices

  • KFC's clever ad to say sorry for 'running out of chicken' in its 700 restaurants is a lesson in PR Feb 27, 2018 12:53 PM IST

    KFC's clever ad to say sorry for 'running out of chicken' in its 700 restaurants is a lesson in PR

    The supply fiasco happened as KFC changed its suppliers from Bidvest to DHL, which is using one warehouse near Rugby for its deliveries across the UK. DHL apologised for the debacle and blamed “operational issues” for it

  • Chicken shortage shuts hundreds of KFC stores in UK Feb 20, 2018 09:00 AM IST

    Chicken shortage shuts hundreds of KFC stores in UK

    KFC said that more than 700 of its 900 UK-wide chicken shops had been forced to close since the weekend, while others were offering a downsized menu or shorter opening hours.

  • KFC - yes that KFC - is selling its own smartphones in China Jul 12, 2017 12:37 PM IST

    KFC - yes that KFC - is selling its own smartphones in China

    KFC made the announcement about the partnership with Huawei in a post on its Weibo account on Friday. An accompanying video on KFC's Weibo account highlighted how far both brands had come since their humble beginnings when they first opened for business in 1987.

  • KFC to send chicken into space Jun 14, 2017 11:18 AM IST

    KFC to send chicken into space

    The promotional stunt for the Zinger sandwich comes two months after the fast food chain unveiled Rob Lowe playing Kentucky Fried Chicken founder Col. Harland Sanders in a space suit as part of an ad campaign. The ads promised to send the breaded chicken sandwich into space.

  • Pizza Hut logs 6% growth in system sales in Q1; KFC 2% May 04, 2017 09:50 AM IST

    Pizza Hut logs 6% growth in system sales in Q1; KFC 2%

    KFC, also from Yum Brands, has reported a growth of two per cent in system sales during the January-March period.

  • As KFC shuns some antibiotics, US chicken industry deploys wet wipes, oregano Apr 08, 2017 09:19 AM IST

    As KFC shuns some antibiotics, US chicken industry deploys wet wipes, oregano

    KFC US President Kevin Hochman called the chain's move a "major milestone" that should significantly increase the supply of bone-in chicken raised without medically important antibiotics.

  • KFC owner Yum Brands completes spinoff of China business Nov 01, 2016 08:46 PM IST

    KFC owner Yum Brands completes spinoff of China business

    The new company, Yum China Holdings Inc., will run the KFC and Pizza Hut chains in mainland China. It also plans to open the first Taco Bell there before the end of this year. In all, Yum China has 7,300 restaurants in China.

  • KFC India logs 13% growth in 'system sales' for 3rd quarter Oct 06, 2016 09:26 PM IST

    KFC India logs 13% growth in 'system sales' for 3rd quarter

    KFC India Managing Director Rahul Shinde said: "I am very pleased with our results as KFC India reports a return to positive system sales with a 13 percent growth this quarter".

  • KFC, Apple in China hit by South China Sea spat Jul 20, 2016 09:20 PM IST

    KFC, Apple in China hit by South China Sea spat

    Nationalists are protesting at KFC outlets and calling for a boycott, spurred by government accusations that Washington encouraged Manila to oppose Beijing's claims to vast tracts of ocean.

  • Retailers, malls wait for states to allow 24x7 operations Jul 04, 2016 10:07 PM IST

    Retailers, malls wait for states to allow 24x7 operations

    Industry cheers government's move to let shops, malls, movie theatres and similar establishments to remain open round-the-clock. The Model Shops and Establishment Act fuels ease of doing business and is beneficial to consumers who would want services throughout the night, experts say.

  • Thailand's CP Foods aims to supply fast-food chains in India Jun 08, 2016 07:19 AM IST

    Thailand's CP Foods aims to supply fast-food chains in India

    CP Foods plans to invest at least USD 400 million in India over the next 20 years and recently opened a food-processing plant in Andhra Pradesh. The company is best known in India for its Five Star Chicken outlets.

  • Yum in talks with KKR, Hopu, to sell stake in China unit-sources Mar 24, 2016 03:24 PM IST

    Yum in talks with KKR, Hopu, to sell stake in China unit-sources

    The chain plans to spin off its 6,900 restaurants in China, which account for about half of the company's total sales, by the end of 2016. Yum China will list on the New York Stock Exchange, and possibly in Hong Kong.

  • Konkan region FDA shuts KFC unit in Navi Mumbai Mar 23, 2016 07:36 AM IST

    Konkan region FDA shuts KFC unit in Navi Mumbai

    "The officials of the FDA checked the water being used in the RO Unit of the company at Nerul on March 13 and found that the water was not upto the specified standards," FDA Assistant Commissioner Kishore Gore said.

  • Heritage Foods eyes Rs 1,000 cr turnover by FY19 Feb 22, 2016 06:52 PM IST

    Heritage Foods eyes Rs 1,000 cr turnover by FY19

    Hyderabad-based Heritage Foods expects to cross Rs 1,000 crore turnover by FY19 and plans to invest Rs 20 crore every year to expand stores across cities such as Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad.

  • Yum Brands to return $13.5 billion to shareowners by 2019 Jan 01, 2016 12:00 AM IST

    Yum Brands to return $13.5 billion to shareowners by 2019

    The company, which is spinning off its China division at the end of the month, now plans to expand its share buyback plan to USD13.5 billion, including dividends.

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