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KFC Vegan Chicken To Launch Soon In China

by | May 31, 2020

KFC has teased that vegan chicken will soon be on the menu in China.

The fast food giant recently made an announcement on Weibo — a Chinese social media platform — and tagged Beyond Meat in the post.

“Looking forward to exploring a new journey in the food world together! #NewKFCEnergy. See you in June!” wrote KFC.

The move comes after a successful trial of meat-free chicken nuggets at KFC in China last month. The nuggets sold out in one hour, with 7,000 portions purchased.

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KFC has partnered with Beyond Meat for the meat-free product (NP27/Shutterstock.com)

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The fast food chain has been expanding its vegan options around the globe over the last year.

In the UK, the brand offers a plant-based chicken burger in partnership with Quorn. The burger reportedly sold at a rate of one every three seconds during the first month.

Earlier this year, KFC began trialling vegan fried chicken at restaurants across the US — sharing that successful sales would lead to permanent status on the menu.

Do you think meat-free chicken will be a hit in China? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

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