Yum Brands, owner of KFC and Pizza Hut, said a key sales figure for the mainland dropped 19 per cent last month, as it began to see signs of recovery from the double-whammy of a bird flu scare and an earlier controversy over its chicken supply.Thursday, 13 June, 2013, 3:12am
An interesting new Chinese media report is questioning whether US fast food giant Yum is spoiling the Little Sheep chain of hot pot restaurants it acquired just a year ago.6 Jun 2013 - 5:16pm
Embattled hoteliers and restaurant operators whose businesses have been hit by China's H7N9 bird flu outbreak are finally getting some relief with Shanghai's formal cancellation of its bird flu emergency after the city went three weeks without any new cases.13 May 2013 - 11:31am
Global fast food giant Yum is getting a new round of indigestion in its most profitable market from a new food safety scandal that gets my personal award for "grossest" scandal of the year.7 May 2013 - 4:24pm
Most of recent scandals are related to food safety, but the latest crisis confronting Coke comes on the completely unrelated area of national security.13 Mar 2013 - 11:28am
Yum Brands, the parent company of US fast-food chain KFC, is facing its worst crisis in two decades on the mainland.
The company's vice-chairman apologised to Chinese consumers on Wednesday night after media reports that two of KFC's big suppliers fed chicken excessive amounts of antibiotics and hormones.12 Jan 2013 - 4:02am
China remains a challenging and competitive retail market despite its huge potential, with KFC operator Yum Brands and German retailer Metro both suffering setbacks for different reasons.9 Jan 2013 - 10:57am