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KFC Security Upgrade Complete

Back in September I reported that KFC was temporarily re-locating their famous 11 herbs and spices recipe so that they could upgrade the security around it. You can find that report here.

Now one of the most famous trade secrets in existence has been placed in its new home. According to this article from, the secret recipe “is now protected by an array of high-tech security gadgets, including motion detectors and cameras that allow guards to monitor the vault around the clock.”

“Thick concrete blocks encapsulate the vault, situated near office cubicles, that is connected to a backup generator to keep the security system operating in times of power outages.”

So, if you were planning on misappropriating the Colonel’s valuable trade secret, it looks like you missed your last best chance–that would have been before they moved it when “the recipe was kept in a filing cabinet equipped with two combination locks in the vault.”


February 10, 2009 - Posted by | Intellectual Property, Trade Secrets | , , ,


  1. I can assure you that the recipe does not include chicken:

    Comment by Middle Man | February 11, 2009 | Reply

  2. Just passing by.Btw, your website have great content!

    Making Money $150 An Hour

    Comment by Mike | March 1, 2009 | Reply

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