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KFC To Trial Vegan Chicken At One Lucky Store Tomorrow

by | November 26, 2019

International fast-food chain KFC is set to give vegan chicken a try at one of its stores in Canada tomorrow.

Customers can order the new plant-based chicken options at one of the Mississauga KFC stores in Ontario while stocks last.

The Plant-Based Fried Chicken Sandwich will be on sale for $6.99, or as part of a meal option from $8.99, alongside the Plant-Based Fried Popcorn Chicken Bucket from $3.99.

“We believe the Colonel’s famous finger lickin’ good taste should have no boundaries” explained Sam Redman, Chief Marketing Officer of KFC Canada. “So we’ve created several craveable plant-based options for Canadian’s looking for a meat-free meal.”

If successful, the trial could prompt KFC to launch the meat-free options at other locations next year.

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KFC is branching out into the plant-based meat market (Photo: CHALERMPHON SRISANG/Shutterstock.com)

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The new vegan chicken is produced by LightLife — a plant-based food company with products already widely available in Canada and the US.

“This is a landmark moment for Lightlife” said Dan Curtin, CEO of Greenleaf Foods, the company that owns LightLife.

“With pioneering partners like KFC, we can make plant-based foods more broadly available to the growing number of consumers seeking the option on the go.”

Are you in Ontario and excited to head to KFC tomorrow? Let us know in the comments below!

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