7 Things to Know About Colonel Sanders

September 9, 2019

The history of Colonel Sanders and KFC is a bizarre and unlikely success story with humble beginnings and many twists and turns.

Before it exploded into the popular fried chicken chain, Kentucky Fried Chicken was the ambitious project and livelihood of a hardworking man named Harland Sanders.

We all know Colonel Sanders, but who is the man behind the white suit and goatee and carefully protected chicken recipe? Below are some facts about Colonel Sanders and how he transformed what started as a food takeout in a Kentucky gas station into the $2 billion fast food empire it is today.