KFC to Test Plant-Based Beyond Fried Chicken in Charlotte


CHARLOTTE, N.C. — KFC announced that it's going to test a new plant-based chicken in the Charlotte area throughout the month of February. 

KFC's new Beyond Fried Chicken will debut on February 3 at select restaurants across the Charlotte area. It will be available through February 23 or while supplies last. Customers can get KFC's Beyond Fried Chicken with four sauces, including KFC's signature Finger Lickin' Good, Honey BBQ, Buffalo and Nashville Hot.

The expanded launch also includes Nashville, Tennessee after a successful test in Atlanta last year. 

“The iconic flavor of Kentucky Fried Chicken is one that has never been replicated,despite many imitations, until now,” said Andrea Zahumensky, chief marketing officer,KFC U.S. “We’ve really pushed the limits to develop plant-based chicken that I think willhave KFC and plant-based protein fans saying, ‘That’s finger lickin’ good.’”

Visit WCNC for the list of participating Charlotte restaurants.

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