July 17, 2020

KFC to offer plant-based fried "chicken"

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The Gist

50 KFC restaurants in California will offer plant-based fried chicken starting July 20th. 

The List

  • KFC tested the faux chicken for a few days in the cities Atlanta, Nashville, and Charlotte last year. 
  • The "chicken" will be available at the 50 Californian locations while supplies last. 
  • The supplier of KFC's plant-based chicken is the famous meat substitute company Beyond Meat. 
  • Beyond Meat has formed multiple partnerships with large fast food chains across the United States in recent years, including Burger King and Dunkin' Dougnuts. 

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