All KFC articles – Page 7

  • Jollibee

    Jollibee heading for Liverpool


    Filipino fried chicken chain Jollibee is set to open its second UK site in Liverpool.

  • Tom Allen Papa John's

    Papa John’s appoints R&D director


    Papa John’s has appointed Tom Allen to the newly-created role of R&D director for the UK.

  • Chick Fil A

    What next for Chick-fil-A in the UK?


    After more pop-ups than a meercat disco, Chick-fil-A has finally established a home in the UK. The US giant, which has over 2,400 restaurants and just hit $10.5bn in sales, has chosen The Oracle shopping centre in Reading as its first permanent destination in Europe. If it wanted to clearly gauge the appetite for its offer it’s a better destination than London, where it would be swamped by competition. Chick-fil-A spokeswoman Jackie Jags says 

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    KFC trials London delivery with Uber Eats


    KFC is trialling delivery with Uber Eats from 50 sites across London.

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    KFC profits plunge after chicken crisis


    KFC UK saw its turnover and profits plunge following its distribution crisis last year, but did not swing to a loss over all.

  • Applegreen Forecourt

    Applegreen sees total food sales slip back in H1 2019


    Applegreen saw total UK food and store sales slip back from their strong performance last year, to +1.4% for the six months to 30 June 2019.

  • Wrap it Up

    US franchise entrepreneur swoops on Wrap it Up


    US restaurant executive and investor Aziz Hashim has bought a majority stake in World Gourmet Restaurants, the operator of grab and go franchise Wrap it Up!, MCA can reveal.

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    CDG signs up to poultry welfare commitment


    Casual Dining Group (CDG) has signed up to the European Chicken Commitment, following in the footsteps of KFC UK & Ireland.

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    Bones Daddies’ Ross Shonhan: ‘People think Japanese food is not evolving’


    The restaurateur behind Flesh & Buns and Shackfuyu talks to Tom Lee, editor at MCA’s sister title Food Spark, about his latest concept, why bowl food is a lunchtime star and how to take Japanese cuisine beyond its traditional, old-fashioned image.

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    KFC sales up 19% for the year-to-date


    Sales at KFC in the UK were up 17% in Q2 2019 and 19% for the year-to-date (YTD), according to the latest results announcement from parent company Yum! Brands.

  • Rooney Anand

    Rooney Anand joins board at Chiktopia


    Rooney Anand has joined the board at Chiktopia as a non-executive director.

  • Nandos restaurant

    Nando’s not planning to sign ECC chicken welfare commitment


    Nando’s has no plan to sign up to proposed European welfare standards for chicken, known as the European Chicken Commitment, after rival KFC signed last Friday.

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    Sourced Market to open regional debut in Leeds


    Sourced Market revealed plans to open a 4,500 sq ft site on a new motorway service site currently under construction in Leeds.

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    KFC to commit to new chicken welfare standards


    KFC is to become the first UK fast food chain to sign up to new European welfare standards for farmed chicken, The Guardian has reported.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Cleanliness next to goodliness?


    Following reports by the BBC last month that food delivery platforms are undermining public trust by listing operators with poor hygiene ratings, MCA insight director Steve Gotham takes a look at the latest MCA Eating Out Panel data to find out how consumers view the cleanliness of their eating out experiences.

  • Supply chain concerns
    Analysis & Insight

    The Cinderella discipline


    It can often take a crisis for some boards to recognise the value within a well-managed supply chain. Prestige Purchasing’s chairman, David Read, asks why that is and suggests the hospitality sector could learn a lot from the retail supply chain model.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Reputation and rumours


    The success rate of former CEOs at Mitchells & Butlers in getting the business to fly has been questionable, but has Phil Urban cracked it? In his latest monthly column Dominic Walsh discusses how far the operator has come over the past four years – and those PizzaExpress rumours.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Innovation drives FTG meal growth of 6.1%


    The number of food to go (FTG) meals visits increased by 6.1% year-on-year in Q1 2019, and now accounts for a third of all meals eaten out, MCA research reveals.

  • Lauren Shelley Sandzer
    Analysis & Insight

    Why chicken restaurants could rule the roost


    With a new wave of fried chicken shops opening in the UK in the past few years, Lauren Wellman, leasing agent at Shelley Sandzer, discusses the fundamentals that can make a focused on poultry a smart choice for emerging operators and whether there will be an operator who can steal KFC’s crown.

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    Chiktopia lines up first site at Intu Lakeside


    Industry-backed chicken concept Chiktopia has lined up its first site at Intu Lakeside in Essex, for a July opening, MCA has learnt.