LOUISVILLE Ky. Yum! Brands has granted rights to develop franchises of its KFC brand throughout Brazil to Brazil Fast Food Corp., operator there of the 534-unit Bob's burger chain, the new franchisee said in a statement.
Brazil Fast Food will assume control of KFC's four company-owned stores in Rio de Janeiro through a new subsidiary, 22-N Participacoes Ltda. KFC opened its first company unit there in 2003.
KFC, which has 13,000 outlets worldwide,