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KFC FOUNDATION MAKES KENTUCKY FRIED WISHES COME TRUE FOR 11 NON-PROFITS ACROSS THE COUNTRY

September 14, 2021

To celebrate Colonel Sanders’ birthday on September 9, the KFC Foundation granted 11 local non-profit organizations a combined total of $11...

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JOIN KFC’S FIRST-EVER STREETWISE CULTURE CREW TO KICKSTART YOUR CREATIVE HUSTLE

September 08, 2021

Currently celebrating 50 years in Mzansi, South Africa’s biggest fast-food brand, KFC, has become a thread in the fabric of local Street Cu...

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SPICE UP YOUR LIFE WITH THE NEW ZINGER POPCORN CHICKEN (ZINGER-ZIG AH)

September 07, 2021

The Popcorn Chicken cult just got bigger as KFC officially launch the Zinger Popcorn Bucket. After a successful trial earlier this year, th...

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The Club Deportivo Leganés becomes the first football team in the world to have Colonels instead of Captains

August 27, 2021

The Club Deportivo Leganés has become the first football team in the world to promote its captains to colonels, in an unprecedented event i...

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49 in opening for KFC in Italy

August 25, 2021

MILAN, 25 August, 2021 -- Kentucky Fried Chicken is bringing its fried chicken to even more fans in the province of Bergamo!

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CASETiFY Partners with KFC to Serve Up Finger Lickin’ Good Tech Accessories

August 17, 2021

CASETiFY announced its newest collaboration with the world-famous fried chicken chain, Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC).

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KFC South Africa: First QSR to launch WhatsApp ordering in SA

August 11, 2021

KFC South Africa, the largest QSR brand in the country, has just launched Chat Commerce – an innovative chat-ordering channel, which allows...

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HOUSE OF HARLAND - A KFC THEMED STAYCATION

August 04, 2021

KFC is offering fans the opportunity to book an exclusive one-night stay in the House of Harland

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KFC Add Hope doubles up its food relief campaign to stem hunger

August 04, 2021

Having already swiftly mobilised more than one million food parcels in the past few weeks, KFC Add Hope has further responded to the enduri...

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KFC Fans trend on Twitter as they celebrate their love for fried chicken on World Fried Chicken Day!

July 10, 2021

7 July 2021, JOHANNESBURG -- Yesterday was World Fried Chicken Day, and to celebrate it, KFC asked their fans to ‘tell us how much you love...

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Feed your extended family and those in need with KFC's Double Bucket Campaign in support of Food Banks Canada

July 08, 2021

TORONTO, July 8, 2021 /CNW/ - KFC Canada today announced the launch of its Double Bucket initiative: for every Double Bucket sold, KFC rest...

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KFC Canada goes big on compostable packaging with giant iconic bucket

July 03, 2021

In collaboration with artist Briony Douglas, KFC Canada celebrates 2025 commitment

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KFC announces South Africa’s next hottest Social Heat Makers

June 30, 2021

KFC South Africa have announced the winners of their recent ‘#bringalilheat to your feed’ competition where three talented up-and-coming So...

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KFC Learnership Programme - the boost youth need this Youth Month

June 29, 2021

Recognising the need to make an impact on youth unemployment, KFC South Africa has launched a series of learnerships that provide a period ...

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KFC IS FEEDING THE NEXT GENERATION OF LEADERS THROUGH A NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF AMERICA

June 23, 2021

KFC is donating $275,000 to provide meals and support youth mentorship

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CELEBRATE THE HEIGHT OF BST WITH KFC UK’S BIGGEST DEAL OF THE SUMMER

June 22, 2021

This year has been the longest of our lives, so to up the excitement, KFC is giving you the longest day of the year to make the most of thi...

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THE COLONEL’S HITTING THE SWEET SPOT THIS SUMMER

June 10, 2021

Three OG Krushem flavours are launching on delivery for the first time ever. 10 for £10 is back; 10 Original Recipe Boneless Mini Fillets f...

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KFC HAS TWO NEW MERCH DROPS TO KEEP YOU FEELING COOL AS SUMMER HEATS UP

June 10, 2021

KFC has launched a limited-edition Sliders and reversible Bucket Hat, perfect for Summer. The collection will be available across the UK & ...

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KFC Canada announces 100% home compostable consumer packaging by 2025

June 04, 2021

TORONTO, ON, June 4, 2021 – In celebration of World Environment Day (June 5), KFC Canada announces a huge milestone in its sustainability j...

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KFC is on the hunt for South Africa’s next hottest young talented Social Heat Makers

June 04, 2021

JOHANNESBURG – June 4, 2021 – To celebrate the launch of its limited edition Zinger Nuggets, KFC South Africa is looking to support and ele...

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CHICKEN UNITED: IN FRONT OF KFC CHICKEN, WE ARE ALL THE SAME

June 03, 2021

MILAN, June 3, 2021 -- “Everyone has a place at my bucket,” said Colonel Sanders, founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken more than 75 years ago....

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Young creatives witness huge success with KFC South Africa’s latest Mother’s Day advert

May 12, 2021

Three young South African creatives, from film production house Senses, recently won the pitch for KFC South Africa Mother’s Day advert thr...

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LOVE YOU TOO x Mother turns spotlight on KFC fans with new ad campaign

May 11, 2021

London, 11th May 2021 - Blissful faces when enjoying that first bite. Marriage proposals around a Bargain Bucket. Getting inked with a Colo...

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KFC and Franchisees Hiring 20,000 Restaurant Employees

May 06, 2021

Citing strong sales performance, KFC and franchisees are hiring permanent full- and part-time employees across the country

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KFC ITALIA AND FREEDA MEDIA: A NEW PARTNERSHIP TO TALK TO GEN Z MILLENNIALS

April 23, 2021

The communication of Kentucky Fried Chicken has been entrusted to the media company of Andrea Scotti Calderini. Paolo Toffano, Head of Mark...

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KFC turns 50 in South Africa - Sends fans on a Gold Rush

April 11, 2021

Opportunity to win Gold (South Africa’s most valuable resource) worth over $3.3 Million

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FRED SIRIEIX GETS SERIOUS WITH KFC IN CHANNEL 4’S SNACKMASTERS

April 07, 2021

KFC stars in the latest episode of Channel 4’s Snackmasters. Top Michelin Starred chefs will attempt their toughest challenge yet - replica...

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KFC celebrates 50 Golden Years in Mzansi with a hunt for R50 Million in REAL GOLD

April 01, 2021

In 2021, KFC celebrates 50 years of sharing its famous Original Recipe™ with Mzansi in epic style - a hunt for R50 million in REAL GOLD. As...

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Pop It Like It’s Hot with KFC’s New Zinger Popcorn Chicken

March 31, 2021

KFC announces a trial of the all-new Zinger Popcorn Chicken. The Zinger Popcorn Chicken Sharing Bucket is available for a limited time only...

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KFC: We thought we should “Just Do It”

March 27, 2021

Having paused the use of Its Finger Lickin’ Good in 2020, KFC is ‘trying on’ famous slogans from iconic brands for the next 48 hours The to...

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KFC PARTNERS WITH MEALS ON WHEELS AMERICA TO FEED SENIORS ACROSS THE COUNTRY

March 24, 2021

KFC donates one million pieces of chicken to America's seniors who were disproportionately impacted by COVID-19

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KFC Ikusasa Lethu Scholarship: helping families rewrite their narrative

March 23, 2021

The inaugural KFC Ikusasa Lethu (our future) scholarship programme is now officially underway with 25 pupils who were selected across the c...

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KENTUCKY FRIED FAB-U-LOUS CRAIG REVEL HORWOOD PARTNERS WITH KFC FOUNDATION FOR RED NOSE DAY

March 15, 2021

The KFC Foundation is launching ‘Get Fried’, a spin on comedy roasts with the help of TV’s king of comebacks, Craig Revel Horwood Craig als...

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KFC marks milestone 25,000th restaurant with an all-women team

March 08, 2021

Located in Hyderabad, India, the restaurant signals KFC’s continued momentum in global expansion

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THE WAIT IS OVER! THE DOUBLE DOWN IS BACK AT KFC 
THE SANDWICH WITHOUT BREAD, BUT ALL GENIUS

February 15, 2021

Milan, Feb. 15, 2021 - Awaited by all Kentucky Fried Chicken fans, who have appreciated it since its first launch in 2018 and who continue ...

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KFC Add Hope donates 19 000 face masks to beneficiary network

February 12, 2021

Unused KFC uniforms repurposed to make face masks, with the help of Hygiene Disposables

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Kentucky Fried Chicken Opens 47th Restaurant in Italy

February 01, 2021

Pandemic not slowing growth for the company. New Restaurant in Pomezia is the first drive-thru in Lazio. 29 new jobs created for the territ...

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