Latest Harland Sanders Stories

2010-03-26 16:32:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A pioneering professor and investigator at the forefront of genetic services in the United Kingdom who helped define rare genetic diseases is the 2010 recipient of the March of Dimes/Colonel Harland Sanders Award for lifetime achievement in the field of genetic sciences. Dian Donnai, a professor of medical genetics at the University of Manchester and the current President of the European Society for Human Genetics, is known for her...

2009-06-30 08:00:00

Popular KFC Hitmaker Song Contest Returns to Recognize Everyday Pride in Community LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary lyricist MC Lyte and chart topper David Banner will add sizzle to KFC's search for the next hot musician in this year's "Hitmaker" song contest, now in its third year. All aspiring musicians are invited to submit their hottest beats to win national exposure and great prizes as part of KFC's Pride 360 program. The grand prize winner will receive a "Hitmaker"...

2009-06-09 08:43:00

To Celebrate Its Grilled Menu, KFC Teams with MySpace to Cook Up Nationwide Quest to Find the Ultimate KGC Fan and Possible New Brand Icon LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colonel needs a counterpart. For 65-plus years, the image of Colonel Sanders has represented Kentucky Fried Chicken. Now KFC embarks on a worldwide search, with online partner MySpace, to identify a new iconic face for the brand's revolutionary new Kentucky Grilled Chicken (KGC). The search for the ultimate...

2009-03-25 08:00:00

In Honor of its Freshly Delivered and Prepared Fried Chicken on the Bone, KFC Becomes First-Ever Corporate Sponsor of 'Fresh'ly Repaired Potholes in U.S. Cities Kentucky Fried Chicken Asks Mayors to Nominate U.S. Cities for KFC-Branded Pothole Repair LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than half a century, KFC has "filled up" its fans with the Colonel's world famous, freshly prepared fried chicken. Today, in a marketing first, KFC is celebrating its continued dedication to...

2009-02-10 15:12:45

U.S. fast-food giant Kentucky Fried Chicken said Tuesday it would launch a new value menu and dare reporters to steal its secret recipe. The company said would initiate a menu that boasted 99 cent KFC Snacker sandwiches, two biscuits or two apple turnovers; $1.49 side salad or KFC toasted wrap, and $1.99 box lunches, (including popcorn chicken with potato wedges or three hot wings with potato wedges), snack-sized bowl or a honey barbecued sandwich. It also promised to provide reporters a...

2008-09-18 12:00:25

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- More than six decades ago, Colonel Harland Sanders rocked the world with his now famous finger-lickin' Original Recipe(R). Today, KFC is creating another original hit with a branded integration and promotional giveaways surrounding America's most anticipated video game launch. In conjunction with the October unveiling of Activision's Guitar Hero(R) World Tour, fans nationwide will be able to register online beginning Oct. 26 for a chance...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'