As the world’s largest restaurant company, Yum! Brands, Inc. has over 39,000 restaurants in more than 130 countries and territories and more than 1 million associates worldwide. The Company's brands - KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell– are the global leaders of the chicken, pizza and Mexican-style food categories.
Since their spin-off from PepsiCo in 1997, Yum! Brands has become a truly global company going from approximately 20 percent of profits coming from outside the U.S. to almost 70 percent in 2013. They’re a leader in international retail development, opening on average over five new restaurants per day outside the U.S. in 2012.
Yum! Brands has a portfolio of brands with leadership positions in China and other emerging markets, with a long runway for growth. They’re proud to be the worldwide leader in emerging markets with more than 14,000 restaurants, nearly twice as many as the nearest competition. With only 2 restaurants per million people in the top 10 emerging markets, compared to 58 restaurants per million in the U.S., they are on the ground floor of global growth.
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