KFC is the largest international chicken franchise serving the world famous Colonel Sanders secret recipe for over 60 years. Every day, more than 12 million customers are served at KFC restaurants in 109 countries and territories around the world. This year, KFC through its franchisee, Kuku Foods East Africa, celebrated 5 years of serving customers finger lickin’ good food in Kenya.
Some KFC fun facts
- The secret recipe of 11 herbs and spices was first developed in 1939. The same recipe is still used across the world today.
- It really is a secret recipe, locked away in a vault in Louisville, Kentucky. Only a handful of people know the multi-million dollar recipe and they have signed strict confidentiality contracts. Not even the spice companies that mix the secret blend of 11 herbs & spices know the complete recipe.
- Colonel Sanders’ first meals were served to hungry travellers visiting his service station in Corbin, Kentucky in 1930. He didn’t have a restaurant, but served meals at his own dining table in the living quarters of the Corbin service station.
- KFC was last year voted Number 1 in the People’s Choice category in the annual coveted Taste Awards while Kuku Foods East Africa the KFC franchise holder in EA was chosen franchisee of the year 2015 in the whole of Africa!