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KFC OPENS FIRST RESTAURANT IN GREECE

 KFC OPENS FIRST RESTAURANT IN GREECE
 LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Kentucky Fried Chicken


today announced the opening of the first KFC restaurant in Greece located near Athens in Piraeus.
 "KFC is honored to be welcomed into Greece," said Mike Holme, KFC's London-based managing director. "Great food is a part of Greek culture. We hope that KFC's world-famous chicken also will become a part of Greek life."
 The new KFC will offer a traditional KFC menu plus a Greek salad bar complete with feta cheese and black olives. The 9,500-square-foot (900-square-meter) restaurant is located in a restored historic building, seats 150 people and employs 40 staff. Pepsi-Cola products will also be available.
 The Piraeus KFC is the first of a number to be built in greater Athens over the next two years in conjunction with Greek franchisee Amex S.A., headed by Makis Zouboulidis. Zouboulidis is a well-known businessman with extensive interests in fashion retailing and wholesaling.
 KFC Corp., based in Louisville, is the world's largest restaurant chain specializing in chicken. Founded by Colonel Harland Sanders in 1939, KFC now has 8,500 restaurants in 64 countries around the globe. KFC is a unit of publicly held PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE: PEP), Purchase, N.Y.
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 /CONTACT: Gary Gerdemann of KFC, 502-456-8482/
 (PEP) CO: Kentucky Fried Chicken; PepsiCo, Inc. ST: Kentucky, New York IN: LEI SU: TNM


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