YUM! Brands, Inc., formerly known as Tricon Global Restaurants, is a multinational fast food company based in Louisville, Kentucky. It was founded in 1997 by PepsiCo as a spin-off of its restaurant business. The company manages many fast food chains such as KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell. YUM! Brands operates across more than 145 countries with more than 50,000 restaurants providing over 6,500 different menu items worldwide. Today, YUM! Brands is the world’s largest restaurant company with unmatched scale and global reach that makes it a leader in the quick service restaurant category. The company has grown significantly since its inception more than 20 years ago through mergers, acquisitions and rebranding from the former Tricon Global Restaurants. Yum! Brands’ purpose statement is to “feed the world better” by creating experiences that promote well-being for people around the globe through its food products and services.
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