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May 07, 2020, 14:24 ET KFC Harvest Program Doubles Down On Hunger Relief, Provides 1.2 Million Pounds Of Food To U.S. Food Banks In 2020

Today, Kentucky Fried Chicken® announced it will donate 621,000 pounds of food to food banks across the country, enough food to provide more than...


May 01, 2020, 08:00 ET KFC Cooks Up a Virtual Mother's Day Experience on Messenger from Facebook for Families Unable to Celebrate in Person

In honor of Mother's Day, KFC announced that it is launching a virtual Mother's Day experience on Messenger from Facebook for families who may not be ...


Apr 29, 2020, 08:00 ET KFC Franchisees To Provide $500,000 Worth Of Groceries To KFC Restaurant Employees Across The Country

Today, Kentucky Fried Chicken® announced it will provide $500,000 worth of groceries to team members across its more than 4,000 U.S. restaurants to...


Mar 31, 2020, 09:00 ET KFC Is Providing One Million Pieces Of Kentucky Fried Chicken To Feed Communities Across America

Today, Kentucky Fried Chicken® announced it will send one million pieces of chicken to KFC restaurants across the country, earmarked specifically to...


Mar 20, 2020, 09:00 ET KFC Partners with Blessings in a Backpack to Prevent Child Hunger During School Closures

Today, Blessings in a Backpack, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides meals to children who might otherwise go hungry, accepted a...


Feb 20, 2020, 08:00 ET KFC Brings Piping Hot Kentucky Fried Chicken & Donuts To Its Restaurants Nationwide

After creating a consumer frenzy with a limited run test in 2019, Kentucky Fried Chicken® announced today it is bringing its coveted, always hot,...


Feb 12, 2020, 08:05 ET KFC And Crocs Debut Bucket Clogs At New York's Biggest Week In Fashion

Kentucky Fried Chicken®, purveyor of world-famous fried chicken, has partnered with Crocs, the creators of the world's most delightfully comfortable...


Jan 29, 2020, 08:30 ET KFC Beyond Fried Chicken™ Expands To Two New Markets

Kentucky Fried Chicken® and Beyond Meat® are announcing an expanded test of Beyond Fried ChickenTM, plant-based chicken. Beginning February 3, select ...


Dec 05, 2019, 08:00 ET KFC's Famous Fried Chicken-Scented Firelogs Return for Sale Starting Today Exclusively at Walmart.com

Kentucky Fried Chicken®, in partnership with Enviro-Log®, is bringing back its famous fried chicken-scented 11 Herbs & Spices Firelog. Starting...


Nov 25, 2019, 08:00 ET KFC Gets In The Holiday Spirit With Limited-Edition Holiday Buckets And Fried Chicken-Inspired Gift Giveaway

KFC is getting into the holiday spirit with limited-edition, original holiday buckets for your Original Recipe® (and Extra Crispy™) fried chicken,...


Nov 14, 2019, 08:00 ET KFC Introduces New Nashville Hot Chicken & Waffles: The Most Delicious Union Of All Time Just Got Hotter

Kentucky Fried Chicken's most delicious union of all time, Kentucky Fried Chicken & Waffles, is back for a limited time starting on November 18. And...


Oct 23, 2019, 07:30 ET KFC Dispenses Sweet Treat With New Limited-Edition Colonel Sanders Pop! PEZ Alongside Funko

Kentucky Fried Chicken® has partnered with worldwide pop culture collectibles company Funko to pay homage to KFC's founder once again. This time they ...


Oct 17, 2019, 08:13 ET KFC Partners With StubHub To Offer "Seasoned Tickets" Packages That Deliver Game Day Wings To Your Door

Starting today, America's favorite chicken chain, Kentucky Fried Chicken®, is offering fans a finger lickin' good® deal that seems almost too good to ...


Oct 10, 2019, 10:00 ET KFC Delivers A Touchdown With The Introduction Of New Finger Lickin' Good Kentucky Fried Wings - Cooked To Order And Delivered For Free

Kentucky Fried Chicken® is delivering a touchdown this football season with the introduction of its new Kentucky Fried Wings™. The chicken expert's...


Sep 09, 2019, 08:00 ET KFC and Spirit Halloween Turn the Colonel's Iconic White Suit into this Year's Must-Have Halloween Costume

Kentucky Fried Chicken® has partnered with Spirit Halloween, the largest Halloween specialty retailer in the country, to turn its founder Colonel...


Sep 05, 2019, 08:00 ET KFC Kicks Off Football Season With A New, Unexpected Ad Campaign "Rudy II" - A Colonel Sanders Sequel To The Classic Film

Football fans will get a Kentucky Fried treat today as KFC® reveals its latest ad campaign and its newest celebrity Colonel Sanders—Colonel Rudy,...


Aug 26, 2019, 08:30 ET KFC Leads As First National U.S. QSR To Test Plant-Based Chicken, In Partnership With Beyond Meat®

Kentucky Fried Chicken® becomes the first national U.S. QSR (quick service restaurant) to introduce a plant-based chicken, in partnership with Beyond ...


Aug 22, 2019, 08:00 ET KFC Introduces Mac & Cheese Bowls: The Fan-Favorite Side Dish Is Now A Main Meal

Today Kentucky Fried Chicken® announced the addition of a new menu item that will have mac & cheese fans rejoicing! Introducing Mac & Cheese Bowls –...


Jul 23, 2019, 08:00 ET KFC's Picnic Polo Means You Can Picnic Literally Anywhere This Summer

Kentucky Fried Chicken® is introducing the summer's most versatile and fashionable accessory – the Picnic Polo, a chic, gingham print polo that...


Jul 02, 2019, 12:40 ET KFC Celebrates National Fried Chicken Day With Free Grubhub Delivery July 4-7

Kentucky Fried Chicken® today announced free delivery through delivery partner, Grubhub, to celebrate one of our favorite days of the year, National...


Jun 28, 2019, 07:59 ET KFC Lets The Cat Out Of The Bag, Announces Chester Cheetah As Newest Colonel

LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 28, 2019 Kentucky Fried Chicken® and the fan-favorite Cheetos® brand today announced the nationwide launch of the Cheetos...


May 13, 2019, 08:00 ET KFC U.S. Names Monica Rothgery New Chief Operating Officer

KFC Corporation has named Monica Rothgery chief operating officer of KFC U.S., effective immediately. As the COO, Rothgery will oversee operational...


May 08, 2019, 14:06 ET KFC And Grubhub Let The Colonel Cook On Mother's Day, Offering Free Delivery May 12

Kentucky Fried Chicken® today announced that it will offer free delivery on Mother's Day (May 12) through delivery partner, Grubhub. As one of the...


Apr 25, 2019, 08:00 ET KFC Gives Moms The Ultimate Mother's Day Present - Free Cinnabon Dessert Biscuits And A Hunk Of Chicken Love

To celebrate Mother's Day this year, Kentucky Fried Chicken® is giving moms the ultimate gift – the sweet treat of new Cinnabon® Dessert Biscuits,...


Mar 21, 2019, 08:00 ET KFC Is Bringing Back Chicken & Waffles For One Month Only - Get It While You Can!

Kentucky Fried Chicken® will reintroduce Kentucky Fried Chicken & Waffles to fans this month after an overwhelmingly positive response from customers ...