The Kout Food Group is a Kuwaiti-based conglomerate, founded in 1982.
In Kuwait, it operates franchises of Burger King, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell.
Its UK arm, Kout Food Group Restaurants UK, operates brands such as Burger King, KFC and Maison Blanc. In August 2013, it acquired the Little Chef chain for £15 million. (Source: Wikipedia)