OUR HISTORY 1930 Where it all began Colonel Sanders starts to serve up his Southern fried chicken to the public. 1939 Top secret Colonel Sanders develops his legendary fried chicken seasoning from 11 herbs and spices. 1950 Iconic Colonel Sanders dons his dapper white suit for the first time. Looking good! 1956 On the road Colonel Sanders sells his Corbin, Kentucky restaurant and goes on the road to sign up new KFC franchisees 1968 First Australian Restaurant KFC opens Down Under with the first Aussie restaurant in Guildford, NSW. 1980 A legend passes Colonel Sanders dies aged 90. His legacy lives on. 1992 Makeover time! KFC announces new KFC name, packaging, product ranges and uniforms. 2006 New KFC logo The KFC logo was redesigned again. To launch it, we spent 24 days building an 87,500 square foot version that was so big, it was visible from space! 2012 Sustainable environment KFC Australia switches from using sustainable palm oil to Australian canola oil. 2013 Energy efficient KFC Australia opens its first energy efficient restaurant (LEED Certifiable) in East Maitland, NSW Now Over 650 restaurants Over 650 KFC restaurants span across the country.