Aus taste for fast food puts innovation on menu

2015-08-13 10:34

Fast food may be falling out of favour in many countries around the world but companies are making healthy profits and boldly innovating in the market of Australia.

Yum China sees big sales recovery

2014-10-08 19:45

Yum Brands expects China sales to bounce back strongly in 2015, but cautioned that it likely faces a bumpy, multi-month recovery from a recent supplier scandal.

China food scandal hurts McDonald's results

2014-08-05 09:30

McDonald's says its business has been affected by China's latest food scare, which forced restaurants in the region to temporarily pull meat items from menus.

Food scare tests loyalty to fast food brands

2014-07-31 15:41

A food safety scare in China is testing local consumers' loyalty to foreign fast-food brands, including McDonald's, KFC and Pizza Hut.

Bidvest to launch Zambia catering business

2013-11-06 17:31

Bidvest will launch a catering business in Zambia in an expansion drive across Africa to capitalise on a trend among the growing middle class to eat out.

KFC investigated after food scare

2013-01-09 13:54

KFC's Chinese customers say they will continue to support the fast food chain, despite a government food safety investigation which has hit sales and the firms's share price.

KFC firm to expand African footprint

2012-02-03 08:49

US fast-food giant Yum Brands plans to open 130 new KFC stores in Africa this year, bringing its presence on the continent to 1 000 restaurants, a reports says.

KFC outlets to double in Africa

2010-12-08 09:05

The US fast food giant Yum Brands, owner of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, says Africa is "exploding" with opportunity.


KFC China calls for kitchen inspection

2014-12-10 17:12

KFC has told Chinese diners worried about eating their fried chicken that they're welcome to come and have a look.

Pizza Hut makes comeback

2014-09-17 14:52

Pizza Hut is the latest American fast food franchise to re-enter South Africa.

China detains execs over food scandal

2014-08-04 19:02

Six executives of Shanghai Husi, the meat supplier at the center of the country's latest food-safety scandal, have been taken into custody.

KFC, Pizza Hut feel China pain

2014-07-31 09:06

A television expose showing improper meat handling by Chinese suppliers have caused "significant, negative" damage to sales at KFC and Pizza Hut restaurants.

China bird flu threatens KFC success

2013-04-11 09:34

Yum Brands, the biggest foreign fast-food chain in China, is in danger of breaking its 11-year winning streak as it scrambles to deal with food scares.

Yum acquires 68 KFC restaurants

2012-02-08 08:23

As part of its efforts to ramp up investment in SA and Africa, Yum Brands, the parent company of KFC has purchased of 68 franchise stores from franchisee Kumnandi Food.

More KFC stores on the way - report

2011-10-04 07:58

Yum Brands plans to add 250 of its Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants in SA by 2015, bringing its total to 850, according to a newspaper report.

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