Food KFC Plots Major Move to Take on Chick-fil-A

02:33  21 april  2018
02:33  21 april  2018 Source:   southernliving.com

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In the same survey on taste, which compared eight major chicken brands, KFC came in dead last. RELATED: Franchise Chatter Guide: Chicken Franchise Brands Old and New Have the Whole Industry Clucking. But KFC isn’t lying down to take its licks from Chick - fil - A .

As Chick - fil - A ’s business explodes, KFC is realizing it needs to make some major changes if it wants to keep up.

a close up of a sign © Courtesy KFC

Nothing hits the spot quite like a bucket of Original Recipe KFC. Now, KFC is ready to tackle the gold standard of fast casual chicken sandwiches and launch a direct competitor against Chick-fil-A's chicken sandwich.

Starting April 23rd, KFC will offer "The Crispy Colonel" sandwiches in four renditions: Classic, Smoky Mountain BBQ, Nashville Hot, and Georgia Gold honey mustard BBQ, reports Business Insider. The move will pose a threat to offerings found on menus of ompetitors like Arby's, Burger King, and McDonald's.

To celebrate the new sandwiches' debut, George Hamilton will reprise his role as Colonel Sanders as the "Extra Crispy Colonel."

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KFC is fixing a major mistake to compete with Chick - fil - A . Kate Taylor. Apr. With these changes, Chick - fil - A has portrayed itself as a community-minded place to take a break, setting itself apart from the negative reputations that plague the fast-food industry.

Because it owns all its restaurants — seemingly a contradiction in franchising — Chick - fil - A can move quickly into new products and markets. To join a major chain like KFC , franchisees typically need to shell out about .9 million before opening their doors, according to Don Sniegowski, editor of Blue

He’s back with a floatie that bears his likeness and a sandwich that bears his name.

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We don't know about you but this news sure has us antsing to indulge in some extra crispy delights. Should we head to Chick-fil-A or wait until Monday?

Something tells us we already know what the oh-so-tan Colonel would say in response to that: See you at KFC Monday, ladies and gentlemen.

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