KFC acquisition 2023

13 Dec: KFC to acquire 218 restaurants in the UK and Ireland

Yum! Brands’ KFC Division will acquire over 200 KFC restaurants from EG Group, the company’s largest KFC franchisee in the UK and Ireland, in line with its growth strategy in general and considering the UK and Ireland’s growing chicken market. KFC UK and Ireland have reported consistent growth that has continued this year, with system sales up 7% and same-store sales up 5% across its 1,040 restaurants.