KFC has opened its 700th branch in Thailand at PTT petrol station on Suanluang-Bhudhasakorn Road in Kratumban District, Samut Sakhon, the company said in a press release on Friday.
Waewkanee Assoratgoon, general manager, KFC, YUM Restaurants International (Thailand), said: “KFC Thailand is pleased to celebrate our 700th branch, which is operated by Restaurants Development, our franchisee with a strong growth and the highest number of newly opened restaurants.
“The success of KFC came from various factors, including strong collaboration between KFC and all franchisees in developing our brand together, kitchen standard maintenance and delivery of KFC’s tasty recipe through the freshly prepared KFC menus everyday at our restaurants. Those factors are the tip to success of KFC worldwide.”
On average, staff at each branch prepare on average 1,500 to 2,000 pieces a day.
"KFC serves approximately 800,000 pieces of fried chicken to Thai customers per day or 292,000,000 pieces per year," Waewkanee said.