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'''Kentucky Fried Chicken''' is a fast food restaurant by [[Yum! Brands]]. In 1930 the first KFC restaurant was founded by [[Harland D. Sanders]] in a gas station in [[Corbin]], [[Kentucky]].  
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'''Kentucky Fried Chicken''' is a fast food restaurant by [[Yum! Brands]]. In 1930 the first KFC restaurant was founded by [[Harland D. Sanders]] in a gas station in [[Corbin]], [[Kentucky]]. Originally, the restaurant chain sold bone in chicken and sides.  However, over time the chain expanded to include items such as chicken wraps, sandwiches, and bowls--a mixture of chicken and traditional sides such as gravy and mashed potatoes.  Recently, KFC announced it was moving away from bone in chicken and towards boneless chicken in an effort to appeal to "younger" consumers. <ref>http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/business/2013/04/kfc-rolls-out-boneless-but-will-keep-drumsticks/ </ref>
 
== History ==
 
== History ==
Sanders started to sell his own food in a gas station, where he worked. Later he was so famous that he opened his own restaurant. Since 1952 he started to sell the prescription to other restaurants. After 12 years existed 600 restaurants, who used his prescription. In 1964 he selled his shares to an investor group for 2 million dollars. Sanders died in 1980.<ref>http://colonelsanders.com/history_colonelSanders.asp</ref> In 2012 existed 18.198 KFC-Restaurants in 120 countries.
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Sanders founded KFC by selling his own food in a gas station where he worked. Eventually, he was successful enough to quit the gas station and open his own restaurant. Beginning in 1952 he sold his formula to other restaurants. After 12 years, 600 locations sold chicken cooked according to his formula. Mr. Sanders gave up control of his company in 1964 when he sold his shares to an investor group for 2 million dollars. Sanders died in 1980.<ref>http://colonelsanders.com/history_colonelSanders.asp</ref> Colonel Sanders was a [[Christian]].
 
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Revision as of 14:19, 28 April 2013

Kentucky Fried Chicken is a fast food restaurant by Yum! Brands. In 1930 the first KFC restaurant was founded by Harland D. Sanders in a gas station in Corbin, Kentucky. Originally, the restaurant chain sold bone in chicken and sides. However, over time the chain expanded to include items such as chicken wraps, sandwiches, and bowls--a mixture of chicken and traditional sides such as gravy and mashed potatoes. Recently, KFC announced it was moving away from bone in chicken and towards boneless chicken in an effort to appeal to "younger" consumers. [1]

History

Sanders founded KFC by selling his own food in a gas station where he worked. Eventually, he was successful enough to quit the gas station and open his own restaurant. Beginning in 1952 he sold his formula to other restaurants. After 12 years, 600 locations sold chicken cooked according to his formula. Mr. Sanders gave up control of his company in 1964 when he sold his shares to an investor group for 2 million dollars. Sanders died in 1980.[2] Colonel Sanders was a Christian.

References

  1. http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/business/2013/04/kfc-rolls-out-boneless-but-will-keep-drumsticks/
  2. http://colonelsanders.com/history_colonelSanders.asp