(July 10, 2020) Kentucky Fried Chicken® announced today that there is a new fry in town, and it is here to stay. KFC’s Secret Recipe Fries are the latest addition to the fried chicken chain’s permanent menu.
(June 25, 2020) Today, Yum! Brands announced a $100 million commitment over the next five years toward unlocking opportunity for employees, frontline restaurant teams and communities across KFC and our sister companies, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and The Habit Burger Grill. This endeavor is intended to focus on equality with an emphasis on the key areas of equity and inclusion, education and entrepreneurship. We also committed to transparency to our customers and team members, so today we are sharing the next steps that KFC has begun to take.
(June 3, 2020) We support our Black team members, partners, and customers. We are committed to using our voice to speak up but more importantly, using this time to listen, learn, and act to create positive social change. We have to do more. We will do more.
(May 26, 2020) – KFC is stepping up its sandwich game by testing a new, more premium KFC Chicken Sandwich in select restaurants in Orlando for a limited time only. The perfectly fried chicken sandwich is bigger and better than KFC’s current sandwich offer and is its best sandwich yet.
KFC Cooks Up a Virtual Mother’s Day Experience on Messenger from Facebook for Families Unable to Celebrate in Person
(May 1, 2020) In honor of Mother’s Day, KFC is launching a virtual Mother’s Day experience on Messenger from Facebook for families who may not be able to celebrate together this year amidst the COVID-19 pandemic challenges.
KFC HARVEST PROGRAM DOUBLES DOWN ON HUNGER RELIEF, PROVIDES 1.2 MILLION POUNDS OF FOOD TO U.S. FOOD BANKS IN 2020
(May 7, 2020) KFC will donate 621,000 pounds of food to food banks across the country, enough food to provide more than 600,000 meals for people in need, through its Harvest program. Including this large, one-time donation, KFC will have provided 1.2 million pounds of food already this year to help combat the critical shortages at food banks across the country amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
KFC FRANCHISEES TO PROVIDE $500,000 WORTH OF GROCERIES TO KFC RESTAURANT EMPLOYEES ACROSS THE COUNTRY
(April 29, 2020) KFC franchisees have joined forces to create a Grocery Assistance Fund through the KFC Foundation, which will provide $100 grocery gift cards to thousands of U.S. employees, across more than 4,000 U.S. KFC restaurants.
(March 20, 2020) KFC U.S. has donated $400,000 to Blessings in a Backpack, which will go directly to provide pre-packed “Blessings Bags” filled with food for school children to keep them from going hungry during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
(March 31, 2020) KFC will send one million pieces of chicken to its more than 4,000 restaurants across the country, earmarked specifically to support local communities in need through donation during the COVID-19 pandemic.