Research and Development (R&D) Expenses of Yum Brands
The following table shows the R&D expenses of Yum brands from 2010-2017
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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