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Dashing Through the Snow in KFC Head to Toe

November 19, 2020

London, United Kingdom, November 19- We know our fans have been waiting patiently - did you really think we were going to let you down? Ne...

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KFC AND SFERA EBBASTA START A PARTNERSHIP FOR THE LAUNCH OF " FAMOSO”

November 19, 2020

Milan, Italy, November 19- KFC and Sfera Ebbasta will partner together for the launch of the artist's new album, “Famoso”. From November 20...

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KFC The Mill: KFC opens delivery restaurant in a Dutch windmill

November 10, 2020

Rotterdam, Netherlands, November 10- Today KFC opens "The Mill", a special pop-up delivery restaurant for the introduction of KFC's first ...

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LET IT FLOW, LET IT FLOW, LET IT FLOW!

November 09, 2020

London, United Kingdom, November 9- We see you. Yeah you. The one who queues eagerly to get a taste of KFC’s gravy. The one ordering that e...

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KFC’S 11 HERBS AND SPICES FIRELOG IS COMING TO CANADA

November 09, 2020

Vaughan, Canada, November 9- Forget chestnuts roasting over an open fire, because KFC’s famous fried chicken-scented 11 Herbs & Spices Fire...

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KFC South Africa Says A Little Goes A Long Way

October 28, 2020

Johannesburg, South Africa, October 28- With October being World Hunger Month, Uber Eats has partnered with KFC and Add Hope to help fight ...

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Sauce Lovers Rejoice! KFC® Launches New Signature 'KFC Sauce' Available In Restaurants Nationwide October 12

October 08, 2020

Louisville, Kentucky October 8- Kentucky Fried Chicken® announced today that it is launching a new signature dipping sauce that's sure to m...

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Grab A Different Type Of Slab For Footy Finals This Year As KFC Introduces An Epic New Item

October 06, 2020

Sydney, Australia, October 6- Sound the fried chicken horns! KFC is about to drop one of, if not, the biggest cult menu items to ever grace...

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IN A YEAR OF UPS AND DOWNS IT'S TIME TO DOUBLE DOWN

October 01, 2020

London, United Kingdom, October 1- Goes without saying 2020 has been pretty fowl. We’ve all had a long, hard year… and it’s not over yet.

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WFH, BUT MAKE IT TASTY

September 30, 2020

London, United Kingdom, September 30- We know the sorry tale…you’re working from home and it’s leftovers for lunch again. Last night’s pest...

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KFC IS ARRIVING IN THE SICILIAN CAPITAL IN VIA NOTARBARTOLO

September 30, 2020

Milan, Italy, September 30– La Sicilia confirms itself as a strategic region for the development of Kentucky Fried Chicken. Work is underwa...

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29 SEPTEMBER - FAO INTERNATIONAL DAY ON FOOD WASTE

September 28, 2020

Milan, Italy, September 28– One third of the food produced is wasted every year worldwide. Unfortunately, this is a consolidated fact, a wo...

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DUST OFF YOUR TUX AND GOWNS AND SLAP ON THE CORSAGE 'COS KFC AND THE RUBENS ARE THROWING 'THE INFORMAL FORMAL' LIVESTREAM GIG FOR STUDENTS GOING WITHOUT THIS YEAR

September 18, 2020

Sydney, Australia, September 18– It's been a stinker of a year for students, and as young Aussies head into their final exams, there's a hi...

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THE FOURTH KFC OPENS IN MILAN, TWO STEPS FROM CORSO BUENOS AIRES, IN THE HEART OF THE PORTA VENEZIA AREA

September 14, 2020

Milan, Italy, September 14- Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant has opened in via Panfilo Castaldi 37 in Milan, in the Porta Venezia area, a ...

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OUT WITH THE OLD & IN WITH THE NEW (well for now, anyway)

September 14, 2020

London, United Kingdom, September 14- We asked, and they delivered. KFC’s biggest superfans were put to the test when challenged to come up...

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KFC Canada Launches KFC Famous Chicken Chicken Sandwich

September 07, 2020

August 24, 2020– Our It’s Finger Lickin’ Good slogan has been around for 64 years, which is impressive for a brand in this day and age. We’...

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KFC CELEBRATES THE SPIRIT OF YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS WITH HALF-A-MILLION RANDS OF BUSINESS SUPPORT

August 26, 2020

August 26, 2020,Johannesburg,South Africa– KFC are all about creating meaningful experiences that are relevant and purpose-led which is evi...

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And the winner of the award for the most inappropriate slogan for 2020 goes to...KFC

August 24, 2020

August 24, 2020– Our It’s Finger Lickin’ Good slogan has been around for 64 years, which is impressive for a brand in this day and age. We’...

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A KENTUCKY FRIED MIRACLE: PLANT-BASED KFC IS HERE TO STAY IN CANADA

August 05, 2020

August 5, 2020,Vaughn,Ontario- Colonel Sanders is famous for making the world's best tasting chicken. Born from his desire to share these l...

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KFC CELEBRATES THE SPIRIT OF YOUNG MZANSI ENTREPRENEURS

August 04, 2020

August 4, 2020, Johannesburg, South Africa– KFC is recognizing and fueling the spirit of Mzansi’s young entrepreneurs who during these diff...

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KFC: WINGS FROM CAPE TOWN TO LONDON- THERE'S NO DENYING SOUTH AFRICANS LOVE THEIR CHICKEN- #InternationalChickenWingDay

July 29, 2020

July 28, 2020, Cape Town, South Africa- South Africans love their chicken, and the wing is a firm favorite whether fried, zinger or dunked!...

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KFC – OPENS IN BARI CENTRAL STATION IN PUGLIA

July 23, 2020

July 23, 2020, Milan, Italy – Kentucky Fried Chicken will arrive in Puglia starting July 29. Colonel Sanders' fried chicken can be enjoyed...

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THE ULTIMATE CHICKEN CHECK-IN: KFC UK & IRELAND LAUNCHES FIRST ANNUAL CHICKEN WELFARE PROGRESS REPORT

July 22, 2020

July 22, 2020, London, United Kingdom – Today, KFC UK & Ireland takes a monumental step in its animal welfare journey by publishing its fi...

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PUCKER UP & CHOW DOWN | KFC LAUNCHES CRAVE BY KFC, A HOT WING FLAVOURED LIPSTICK 

July 20, 2020

To celebrate National Lipstick Day, which coincidentally lands on National Wing Day, KFC is dropping the hottest makeup buy of the decade… ...

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KFC CANADA MAKES BAMBOO A PERMANENT PACKAGING SOLUTION

July 20, 2020

July 20, 2020, Vaughan, Ontario– KFC Canada announced today that all poutine and chicken bowls will permanently be served in bamboo buckets...

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KFC ANNOUNCES NEW GLOBAL CHICKEN WELFARE GUIDELINES

July 14, 2020

July 14, 2020, Plano, Texas - With more than 24,000 restaurants in over 145 countries and territories across the world, KFC announces next ...

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VAT’S THE WAY (uh huh, uh huh) I LIKE IT

July 14, 2020

July 14, 2020, London, United Kingdom- Usually, we’re more interested in snacks than tax. But to celebrate the VAT reduction announced last...

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KFC’S LATEST FATHER’S DAY CAMPAIGN HAS DADS SMELLING LIKE A WHOLE SNACK!

June 21, 2020

KFC has created a drumstick-shaped soap for Father’s Day 2020. It looks like chicken, works like soap and it’s the gift dad never even knew...

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KFC CANADA DONATING 200,000 MEALS TO FOOD BANKS CANADA

June 15, 2020

June 15 2020, Vaughan, Ontario-KFC today announced a new One Bucket, One Meal initiative where KFC restaurants across the country will dona...

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THE SANDERS PLAN IS STARTING: SIX MONTHS OF EXTRAORDINARY OFFERS FROM KFC

June 15, 2020

June 15,2020, Milan, Italy - Starting today, an extraordinary plan of offers will start in all KFC restaurants - Kentucky Fried Chicken in ...

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KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN DOUBLES IN THE HEART OF MILAN

June 12, 2020

June 12, 2020, Milan, Italy– Kentucky Fried Chicken today opens a new restaurant a stone's throw from the Milan Cathedral, in Corso Vittori...

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KFC COMMITS TO CONTINUED SUPPORT OF MINI CRICKET, T20 INTERNATIONALS AND THE PROTEAS

June 10, 2020

June 10,2020, Johannesburg, South Africa -As South Africa continues to tap into our resilience as a nation during this challenging period, ...

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KFC MAXIMIZES SAFETY FOR EMPLOYEES AND CUSTOMERS- KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN: 100% OF THE RESTAURANTS IN ITALY ARE FULLY OPERATIONAL

June 08, 2020

June 8, 2020, Milan, Italy– Kentucky Fried Chicken has reactivated all services, including consumption in the restaurant (dine-in), in all ...

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COMING TO A LIVING ROOM NEAR YOU

June 03, 2020

June 3,2020, London, United Kingdom - KFC want to offer fans more bang for their cluck so they’re slashing the price of the 10 Piece Bucket...

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KFC ENDS OFF THE 2019/20 KFC MINI-CRICKET SEASON ON A HIGH NOTE

June 02, 2020

June 2,2020, Johannesburg, South Africa - As the curtain closes on yet another action-packed KFC Mini-Cricket season, KFC takes this time t...

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KFC: CONTACTLESS DRIVE THRU, TAKE AWAY AND ALL NEW CURBSIDE COLLECTION- A FEW MORE WAYS TO GET YOUR FAVORITE FRIED CHICKEN

May 29, 2020

May 29,2020, Johannesburg, South Africa - In just a few days’ time, over 900 KFC restaurants will reopen, reuniting South Africans with the...

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SOUTH AFRICA'S HUNGER CRISIS– IT'S NOT JUST ABOUT FOOD!

May 27, 2020

World Hunger Day - a global issue that requires a local response

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KFC BRINGS THE LATEST HOME HACK TO YOUR SCREENS: THE HUNTERS CHICKEN TOASTIE

May 22, 2020

Latest home hack combines KFC’s Original Recipe chicken and home ingredients to create the ultimate toastie feast for British Sandwich Week.

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WE’LL TAKE IT FROM HERE

May 18, 2020

May 18, 2020,London, United Kingdom– They say imitation’s the sincerest form of flattery…

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KFC AND REACHOUT ARE THROWING AN EPIC COUCH PARTY THIS FRIDAY WITH INDIE POP LEGENDS CLIENT LIAISON

May 12, 2020

Tuesday, 12 May 2020 – Sydney, AUSTRALIA: In some good news to turn that ISO-frown upside down, KFC and ReachOut are throwing a big ol’ Cou...

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KFC US COOKS UP A VIRTUAL MOTHER'S DAY EXPERIENCE ON MESSENGER FROM FACEBOOK FOR FAMILIES UNABLE TO CELEBRATE IN PERSON

May 01, 2020

May 1, 2020, Louisville, Kentucky– In honor of Mother's Day, KFC announced that it is launching a virtual Mother's Day experience on Messen...

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KFC SOUTH AFRICA HOSTS ADD HOPE LIVE CONCERT TO HELP RAISE FUNDS FOR COVID-19 RELIEF

April 23, 2020

Johannesburg, South Africa, April 23, 2020- As we continue to experience the full impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, food security has come ...

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WINNER, WINNER, CHICKEN DINNER

April 21, 2020

April 21, 2020, Johannesburg, South Africa–With most of the nation still unable to get their hands on their favorite fried chicken, we’ve s...

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KFC MAKES A $50,000 DONATION TO FONDAZIONE BANCO ALIMENTARE

April 15, 2020

April 15, 2020, Milan,Italy –Food insecurity is one of the implications of the Covid19 emergency also in Italy. Fondazione Banco Alimentare...

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KFC IS PROVIDING ONE MILLION PIECES OF KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN TO FEED COMMUNITIES ACROSS AMERICA

March 31, 2020

Louisville,Kentucky, March 31,2020- Today, Kentucky Fried Chicken® announced it will send one million pieces of chicken to KFC restaurants ...

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KFC PARTNERS WITH BLESSINGS IN A BACKPACK TO PREVENT CHILD HUNGER DURING SCHOOL CLOSURES

March 20, 2020

Louisville, Kentucky, March 20,2020- Today, Blessings in a Backpack, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides meals to children wh...

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KFC AUSTRALIA MOVES TO DRIVE-THRU, PICK UP AND DELIVERY TO SUPPORT SOCIAL DISTANCING

March 18, 2020

Sydney, Australia, March 18, 2020-In light of COVID-19 initiatives introduced across the country, KFC Australia has announced it will volun...

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KFC IS THE OFFICIAL SPONSOR OF FAMILY FEUD SOUTH AFRICA DURING THE FIRST SEASON

March 11, 2020

March 11, 2020, Johannesburg, South Africa– e.tv is proud to announce the launch of the widely popular international television game show F...

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TOOWOOMBA COUPLE OFFICIALLY ‘PUT A WING ON IT’ THROUGH KFC’S WEDDING SERVICE

March 02, 2020

Toowoomba,Australia, March 2, 2020– Toowoomba, Australia: In a world-first, Kate and Harrison Cann from Toowoomba in Queensland have taken ...

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THERE’S ROOM IN THE COOP…WE’RE SEARCHING FOR KFC’S BIGGEST FAN TO BE THE FACE OF OUR NEXT CAMPAIGN AND FINGER LICK THEIR WAY TO FAME…

February 27, 2020

London, United Kingdom, February 27,2020- KFC ARE ON THE HUNT FOR A PROFESSIONAL FINGER LICKER! YES – ONE CLUCKY FAN WILL GET THE CHANCE TO...

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YUM! BRANDS CONTINUES CLIMATE CHANGE PROGRESS, MOVES CORPORATE OFFICES TO GREEN POWER AND REDUCES PLASTIC WASTE

February 27, 2020

Louisville,Kentucky, February 27, 2020- Today, Yum! Brands announced plans to move its corporate offices to renewable energy and sustainabl...

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THE FIRST VEGETARIAN KFC IN THE WORLD IS IN THE NETHERLANDS

February 26, 2020

Amsterdam,Netherlands,February 26, 2020- All dishes on the menu are vegetarian, but just as tasty as usual. The KFC restaurant on the Binne...

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KFC CANADA PILOTS GOOGLE'S FOOD ORDERING FEATURE

February 24, 2020

Vaughan, Ontario, February 24, 2020- KFC Canada today announced they are piloting Google's food ordering feature across Google Search, Goog...

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KFC U.S. BRINGS PIPING HOT KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN & DONUTS TO ITS RESTAURANTS NATIONWIDE

February 20, 2020

February 20, 2020 –LOUISVILLE, Ky. –After creating a consumer frenzy with a limited run test in 2019, Kentucky Fried Chicken® announced tod...

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A BUCKET FULL OF KFC DEALS

February 20, 2020

February 20, 2020,London, United Kingdom–Three new finger lickin’ deals have landed at KFC, and they’re good enough to get your feathers in...

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KFC AND CROCS DEBUT BUCKET CLOGS AT NEW YORK'S BIGGEST WEEK IN FASHION

February 12, 2020

Louisville, Kentucky, February 12, 2020- Kentucky Fried Chicken®, purveyor of world-famous fried chicken, has partnered with Crocs, the cre...

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KFC - KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN ARRIVES IN THE HEART OF CATANIA IN THE VERY CENTRAL PIAZZA SPIRITO SANTO

February 11, 2020

Milan, Italy, February 11, 2020 - Kentucky Fried Chicken from February 15 is in the center of Catania, in piazza Spirito Santo (Turi Ferro)...

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DOWN TO CLUCK?

February 06, 2020

London,United Kingdom, February 6, 2020- Roses are red, Violets are blue, Fried chicken’s the best way, To say I Love You.

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TENDER CRISPY AND ORIGINAL: THE BEST FRIED CHICKEN AT KFC!

February 05, 2020

Milan, Italy, February 5, 2020- The new KFC - Kentucky Fried Chicken campaign starts tomorrow, February 6, dedicated to Tender, the chicken...

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KFC CANADA RE-CREATES THE VOICE OF COLONEL SANDERS USING AWS AI TECHNOLOGY

February 04, 2020

Vaughan, Ontario, February 4, 2020- Today, KFC Canada announced their latest digital innovation, a voice-activated skill available through ...

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IN GRAVY WE CRUST: PIZZA HUT DELIVERY AND KFC LAUNCH THE POPCORN CHICKEN PIZZA

February 03, 2020

London,United Kingdom, February 4, 2020- A Pizza Hut, a Pizza Hut, Kentucky Fried Chicken and a Pizza Hut... It’s a match made in food hea...

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KFC T20 INTERNATIONAL SERIES PROMISES TO BE BUCKET LOADS OF FUN

February 03, 2020

Johannesburg, South Africa, February 3, 2020- The legendary KFC Big Bucket experience is back, bigger and better than ever! The KFCT20 Inte...

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KFC BEYOND FRIED CHICKEN™ EXPANDS TO TWO NEW MARKETS

January 29, 2020

Louisville, Kentucky, January 29, 2020- Kentucky Fried Chicken® and Beyond Meat® are announcing an expanded test of Beyond Fried ChickenTM,...

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WHO IS COLONEL SANDERS ORMARR?

January 29, 2020

Bangkok, Thailand, January 29, 2020- KFC Thailand has once again taken brand engagement with Gen Z and Millennials to a new level. This ti...

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KFC UK&I SAY IT’S ALL GRAVY

January 17, 2020

London, United Kingdom, January 17, 2020- January 20thisn’t anyone’s friend. Dark mornings, even darker nights, payday still out of reach, ...

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KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN OPENS IN ROME TIBURTINA AND EXTENDS ITS PRESENCE IN THE GREAT ITALIAN STATIONS

January 16, 2020

Milan,Italy January 16, 2019- After Venice Santa Lucia, Bologna and Genova Brignole,KFC - Kentucky Fried Chicken arrives in Rome Tiburtina,...

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