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Plant-Based Foods Are Shaping Up, Out, Flat and Curved

By Leon Kaye

They’ve long had a vegetarian menu, have had on- and off- and then on-again flirtations with potatoes, and thereby considering the fast food industry’s overall reputation, Taco Bell locations have long been the plant-based go-to choice for many 

Lawyer by Day, Children's Book Author by Night: How Susan Do Uses Her Voice and Vietnamese Culture in More Ways Than One


Susan Do wears many hats. At work, she is legal counsel for Pizza Hut Digital Ventures. At home, she is a wife and a mother to two Vietnamese-Honduran boys. And now, to the rest of the world, she is the author of “The Phở Team,” a children’s book Do authored, illustrated, and published in the summer of 2020 under the name Susan Do Zuniga.

Yum! Brands and the University of Louisville Announce First-of-its-Kind Education and Research Center to Unlock Opportunities in Franchising for Underrepresented People of Color and Women

Yum! Center for Global Franchise Excellence to create globally scalable program to educate and support entrepreneurs and advance franchising industry
Press Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) and the University of Louisville today announced the launch of the Yum! Center for Global Franchise Excellence. The Center will feature the first business program of its kind at a public university to provide existing and potential franchisees multiple levels of online education focused on the franchising model across industries. In addition, the Yum!

Positively Impacting Our Planet

By Tony Lowings, Chief Executive Officer, KFC Global

I wanted to build on the message shared by Yum! Brands (our parent company) announcing our new global climate commitment that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions 46% by 2030 in our restaurants and supply chain. As a key brand contributor to the Yum! Brands Recipe for Good strategy and noting our own KFC focus on making our business more sustainable across all of our operations, I’m excited that we, in partnership with our incredible franchisees, suppliers and producers, can celebrate another bold commitment to our planet today.

Celebrating Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

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Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month is a month-long celebration to recognize those who have paved the way in American history, culture and more. At Taco Bell Corp., we strive to learn more and lean into conversations that build on our passion of driving positive impact within and outside our Taco Bell community.

5 Questions With Suparna: Building Green


1. What is your role at KFC and why are you so passionate about the Building Green program at KFC?

Taco Bell Goes Beyond Meat — Literally and Figuratively

By Leon Kaye

While many fast food and fast casual companies have been quick to hop aboard the plant-based bandwagon, Taco Bell stood its ground with a stance that vegetarian meant exactly that, as in beans or potatoes.

Yum! Brands Announces Approved Science-Based Targets to Address Climate Change With Goal to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Nearly 50% by 2030

Press Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM), parent company of KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and The Habit Burger Grill restaurants, today announced it will decrease its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 46% by 2030 in partnership with its franchisees, suppliers and producers as part of its broader strategy to address climate change.

Yum! Brands Joins How2Recycle® Label Program

Press Release

How2Recycle, the leading recycling labeling system in the US and Canada, is excited to welcome Yum! Brands and their KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, and The Habit Burger Grill brands into the How2Recycle label program. Yum! Brands, based in Louisville, Kentucky, has over 50,000 restaurants in more than 150 countries and territories and is a global leader of the chicken, pizza, and Mexican-style food categories. Yum!’s global citizenship and sustainability strategy, called its Recipe for Good, focuses on responsible and sustainable growth, of which minimizing waste is a key component. Yum!

Campaign Spreads Hope

By Racine Edwardes

On Wednesday 10 March, KFC made a generous donation of 300 emergency food parcels to early childhood development centres (ECDCs) in Lavender Hill after the fast-food giant’s interest was sparked by an opinion piece posted in People’s Post.

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