Pepsi-Cola signs agreement to supply beverages to KFC across Pakistan


Jahanzeb Qayum Khan, Vice President and General Manager, Pepsi-Cola International, Pakistan & Afghanistan and Mr. Irfan Mustafa Chairman KFC Pakistan (Franchisee of Gray Mackenzie Restaurants International Limited) signed an exclusive agreement according to which, Pepsi-Cola will supply carbonated and non-carbonated beverages to KFC across Pakistan. The ceremony was attended by senior leadership teams from both organizations as well as media representatives.

Pepsi-Cola Pakistan is the leading beverage company in Pakistan, which offers a wide range of refreshing beverages including Pepsi, Mountain Dew, 7-UP, Mirinda, Sting, Slice and Aquafina. The company enjoys a leading position in the liquid refreshment category and also has a very strong complementing snack business with brands like Lays, Kurkure and Cheetos in Pakistan.

Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC), with its roots in Lousville, U.S.A., is recognized as the world’s most popular chicken restaurant chain and is currently operating in 115 countries. KFC opened its door in Pakistan in the summer of 1997 in Karachi and has now expanded to a total of 59 outlets nationwide. Ever since its inception, KFC has been a household favorite amongst the masses and is known best for its fried chicken and Zinger burger.

“Pepsi and KFC have a long standing partnership of over 15 years in Pakistan” quoted Romana Aziz Khan the Director Key Accounts and Capability for Pepsi-Cola Pakistan. According to Ms. Khan, “As the leading beverage company in Pakistan, Pepsi is proud to renew its long standing relationship with KFC which is one of the top international fast food chains in Pakistan – together we aim to continue providing our consumers with the perfect combo – a chilled Pepsi beverage with every KFC meal.”

According to, Raza Pirbhai, Chief Operating Officer, KFC Pakistan, “We are pleased to extend our partnership with Pepsi. KFC and Pepsi go back a long way. Both brands live in the hearts of consumers across the world. KFC & Pepsi together is a perfect combination for a happy occasion.”

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