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February 7, 2016

TACO BELL® FINALLY UNVEILS THE WORST KEPT SECRET: IT’S THE QUESALUPA

Brand debuts its most craveable innovation yet: cheesy awesomeness in a warm Chalupa shell

IRVINE, Calif., Sunday, February 7, 2016 – Secret’s out. Taco Bell is launching the Quesalupa and it’s #BiggerThan Futbol.

“In true ‘Live Mas’ style, over tens of thousands of fans played along by blindly reserving our latest creation, and got the chance to try it before it was revealed during Super Bowl 50,” said Marisa Thalberg, Chief Marketing Officer for Taco Bell Corp. “The energy and excitement surrounding our pre-order and today’s reveal is just the beginning for us – stay tuned in the coming days and weeks for more!”

The Quesalupa hits menus nationwide beginning tomorrow, Monday, February 8, 2016. For more information on the Quesalupa and launch campaign, check out the fact sheet here.

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Taco Bell Corp., a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM), is the nation's leading Mexican-inspired quick service restaurant (QSR) brand. From breakfast to late night, Taco Bell serves made-to-order and customizable tacos and burritos, among other craveable choices, and is the first QSR restaurant to offer American Vegetarian Association (AVA)-certified menu items. Taco Bell and its more than 350 franchise organizations proudly serve over 42 million customers each week through 7,000 restaurants across the nation, as well as through its mobile, desktop and delivery ordering services. Overseas, Taco Bell has over 250 restaurants, with plans to add 2,000 more restaurants internationally within the next decade. The brand encourages its fans to “Live Mas” and connects with them through sports, gaming and new music via its Feed The Beat® music program. Taco Bell also provides education opportunities and serves the community through its nonprofit organization, the Taco Bell® Foundation™, and connects fans with their passions through programs such as the Live Mas Scholarship program. In 2016, Taco Bell was named as one of Fast Company’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in the World.

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