EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Kentucky Fried Chicken

Kentucky Fried Chicken

Geographic Location

Country: Finland
Region: Manner-Suomi
Location of affected unit(s): Helsinki, Espoo, Turku


Sector: Hotel / restaurants
Accomodation and food service activities
56.10 - Restaurants and mobile food service activities

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 02-07-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2021
Planned Job Creation: 200

Additional Information

US-based fast food chain Kentucky Fried Chicken announced that it is to open four restaurants in Finland, namely in Helsinki, Espoo and Turku. As a result, they are recruiting a total of 200 employees by the end of 2021.

According to the CEO of Kentucky Fried Chicken Finland, the company has been trying to find a suitable entrepreneur for several years. The company has no other restaurants in Finland. 

The company has more than 25,000 restaurants in over 145 countries around the world.