Yum! Brands, Inc., also known as Yum! and formerly known as RJR Nabisco, is an American fast-food company that operates and franchises multiple brands of restaurants, including KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell. The company was founded in 1997 as a spin-off from PepsiCo and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky. Yum! has a presence in over 140 countries and territories and employs over 1.5 million people worldwide. The company's brands are known for their affordability, convenience, and variety of menu items, and have become popular among consumers around the world.