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Popeyes now owns the delicious rights to its own recipes. (Blue387)

Popeyes Pays $43 Million For Its Own Recipes

It might seem completely irrational for a fast-food company to not own the recipes that it uses every day, but that’s exactly what fried chicken place Popeyes has been doing for the last 23 years. The company has been paying an outside company $3.1 million per year in royalties for certain recipes that are crucial to its business, and recently paid $43 million for the rights to them. [More]