KFC is adding vegan chicken sandwich to its permanent menu across Canada
On August 10, worldwide chain Kentucky Fried Rooster (KFC) shall be including the totally vegan plant-based rooster sandwich to all areas in Canada after making a massively profitable path of vegan rooster choices Lightlife Foods. In the future on November 27, KFC examined the sandwich ($ 6.99) and the popcorn rooster (beginning at $ 3.99) at a location in Mississauga, ON – the place it bought out rapidly. “Once we examined Lightlife’s Plant-Based mostly KFC late final yr, we bought over a month’s price of sandwiches in six hours,” stated Samantha Redman, KFC Canada’s chief advertising and marketing officer. “Given the distinctive demand for plant-based KFC, we labored rapidly to deliver these menu objects to our eating places throughout Canada.”
KFC prepares its vegan rooster choices in a separate deep fryer (the identical one it makes use of for french fries) from animal meat merchandise. KFC’s plant-based popcorn rooster can also be accessible for a restricted time. Each the sandwich rooster and the popcorn rooster will be ordered individually, as a mixture or as a part of a field meal. “Whether or not you favor a vegetarian or versatile life-style – or considered one of our loyal followers in search of one thing new, Plant-Based mostly KFC is a contemporary tackle our world-famous classics,” stated Redman.
Within the US, KFC examined Past Fried Rooster (manufactured by Past Meat) at a location in Atlanta final yr – the place it bought out inside 5 hours. In February, the chain expanded its take a look at to 70 areas in Charlotte, NC, Nashville, TN and the encompassing space. Final month, KFC continued its testing of the plant-based rooster with additional enlargement to greater than 50 areas in Southern California.