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KFC US President Backs Vegan Chicken, Eyes Plant-Based Expansion

Reading Time: < 1 minute Kevin Hochman, the US president of KFC, has revealed plans to veganize the fast-food chain’s iconic Kentucky Fried Chicken. He revealed the company’s plans in a major recent interview And it comes as demand for plant-based meat options continues to soar, with Hochman saying KFC plans to recreate the taste ‘as close as we can’. […]

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KFC To Launch Vegan Beyond Meat ‘Chicken’ In California

Reading Time: 2 minutes KFC is trialing vegan-friendly Beyond Fried Chicken in select restaurants* in Southern California. The fast-food giant, which will be offering the option from July 20 while supplies last in more than 50 outlets, says the option ‘boasts the flavors of KFC’s world-famous fried chicken and has a texture that looks and pulls apart like a […]

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Domino’s Pledges To Improve Animal Welfare, KFC ‘Refuses’ To Follow Suit

Reading Time: 2 minutes Domino’s Pizza has signed up to the Better Chicken Commitment (BCC) in Australia and New Zealand (Aotearoa). It’s in an effort to improve animal welfare within the Domino’s supply chain. Now, campaigners are calling on KFC to follow suit. The BCC’s animal welfare criteria includes providing chickens with perches, natural light, and more space. Further, […]

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KFC Faces Meat Shortage As Australian Slaughterhouses Hit By COVID-19

Reading Time: < 1 minute Fast-food giant KFC Australia has confirmed its meat supply has been ‘disrupted’ after a chicken processing facility in Melbourne, Victoria has temporarily closed. Ingham’s Thomastown halted production after five workers tested positive for coronavirus. All 200 staff have been sent home with pay. Abattoirs in several countries, including the U.K, have become virus hotspots, with […]

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KFC Canada Launches Plant-Based Chicken Nationwide After ‘Incredibly Successful’ Trial

Reading Time: 2 minutes KFC Canada is adding plant-based chicken to its permanent menu across the country from August 10. The launch follows a 2019 trial, which the brand described as ‘incredibly successful’, after selling a month’s worth of sandwiches in just six hours. As well as The Plant-Based KFC sandwich – which features a patty from meat-free giant […]