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Global-minded Yum to sell Long John Silver, A&W

Yum Brands Inc.  said it’s shopping for a buyer for its Long John Silver’s and A&W All-American Food Restaurants to focus on international expansion.

The company, which also operates Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and KFC, said the chains don’t fit in with its long-term growth strategy, and it doesn’t expect the sale to have a material effect on its ongoing earnings or cash flow. Get the full story »

KFC to keep Double Down sandwich on its menu

Double-Web-Two.jpgBy Wailin Wong | Fried chicken chain KFC is extending the life of its controversial and
cholesterol-filled Double Down sandwich past the promotion’s scheduled
end date of May 23.
The company said it is keeping the sandwich on the menu because of high
demand. It expects to sell its ten-millionth Double Down later this
month. The sandwich skips the bun, instead putting bacon, cheese and
sauce in between two pieces of chicken.

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