Yum brands Research and Development Expenses

Research and Development (R&D) Expenses of Yum Brands

The following table shows the R&D expenses of Yum brands from 2010-2017

Yum brands research and development expenses 2010-2017
YearR&D Expenses in million dollars
2017 $          22
2016 $          24
2015 $          25
2014 $          25
2013 $          31
2012 $          30
2011 $          34
2010 $          33

In 2016 and 2017, Yum brands invested $24 and $22 millions in Research and Development. For continuous growth, the brand invests in research and development programs and also involves suppliers in research and development activities. It has R&D facilities operational in Plano, Texas (KFC and Pizza Hut Divisions); Irvine, California (Taco Bell Division); Louisville, Kentucky (KFC U.S.) and several other locations outside the U.S.



Data from the annual reports of Yum brands


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