Yum Brands

Yum generates more than half of its overall sales in China, where most of its nearly 5,300 restaurants are KFCs. Photo: Reuters

KFC sees China sales drop slowing

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.