ARTICLES RELATING TO KFC

Man stabbed in Johannesburg KFC

2014-07-28 11:43

A 28-year-old man was stabbed inside a KFC shop in central Johannesburg, and later died, Gauteng police say.

Zimbabweans roar over KFC outlet

2014-07-24 16:14

KFC has made a comeback in Harare after an absence of more than 10 years and some consumers are happy, while others are wary.

Yum cuts ties with firm in meat scandal

2014-07-24 10:45

Yum Brands has severed ties with OSI Group, which is at the center of a food-safety scare that has ensnared several major Western brands.

Five held in China food scandal probe

2014-07-23 13:45

Police have detained five people in an investigation into a supplier of foreign fast-food brands including KFC and McDonald's over allegations of expired meat.

Food safety violations company-led - regulator

2014-07-23 09:00

A Chinese food watchdog says food safety violations at Shanghai Husi Food, a supplier to global brands including McDonald's and Yum Brands, were company-led.

KFC probes claim scarred child was asked to leave

2014-06-24 20:00

KFC says a franchised restaurant has hired an investigator to look into claims an employee asked a 3-year-old girl to leave because injuries she suffered in a pit bull mauling disturbed customers.

Walmart eyes legal action over fox meat

2014-01-03 13:05

Walmart Stores says it's considering taking legal action against "responsible parties" after DNA testing showed traces of fox meat in the donkey meat it sold in China.

Is Coke the same as 127 years ago?

2013-08-26 20:20

Companies like Coca-Cola and Hostess have played up the notion that their recipes are sacred, unchanging documents that need to be closely guarded.

SA consumers like fast foods

2013-06-12 14:59

South African consumers have given fast food outlets a high satisfaction score of 79 out of 100, according the South African Customer Satisfaction Index.

KFC sorry over China chicken scare

2013-01-11 14:04

US fast food giant Yum! Brands has apologised to customers of its Chinese KFC restaurants after a scandal over tainted chicken that dented sales at the popular chain.

KFC to sponsor Proteas T20

2012-12-12 10:01

CSA has announced KFC as the title sponsor for this summer’s two T20 International Series against New Zealand and Pakistan.

KFC facing 2nd complaint over lunch

2012-08-16 09:42
114 comments

An Empangeni woman who was not allowed to take non-halaal food to work at KFC has lodged a complaint with the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration.

KFC fires man over non-halaal food

2012-07-31 10:04
330 comments

A Kentucky Fried Chicken employee is challenging his dismissal from work for apparently bringing non-halaal food into the fast food store in Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal.

Probe racist anthem - ANC

2012-06-29 07:54
103 comments

An urgent investigation is needed into abuse of the national anthem by artists and businesses, the ANC in the Western Cape says.

Greenpeace: KFC junking the jungle

2012-05-30 19:16

Greenpeace has accused global fast food chain KFC of using paper packaging made using wood from Indonesian rainforests which it said was endangering the habitat of the Sumatran tiger.

KFC Thailand apologises for quake post

2012-04-12 14:01

KFC Thailand have issued an apology after the company posted a Facebook message that urged people to rush home during the tsunami scare and order a bucket of KFC chicken.

Yum acquires 68 KFC restaurants

2012-02-08 08:23

As part of its efforts to ramp up investment in SA and Africa, Yum Brands, the parent company of KFC has purchased of 68 franchise stores from franchisee Kumnandi Food.

Yum forecasts profit rise led by China

2011-12-05 17:04

Yum Brands, the parent of KFC and other fast food chains, says it expects earnings per share to grow 10% next year.

Fast food is bulging Indian wastelines

2011-10-09 19:36

Every lunchtime at a McDonald's on the corner of one of central New Delhi's biggest streets, queues of hungry young patrons, often four-wide and unruly, snake towards the counters.

McDonald's counting calories

2011-09-04 19:49

McDonald's restaurants in Britain have begun displaying the calorie count of each fast food item on their menus.

KFC outlets to double in Africa

2010-12-08 09:05

The US fast food giant Yum Brands, owner of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, says Africa is "exploding" with opportunity.

KFC boost for mini cricket

2010-04-20 13:51

Cricket South Africa have announced that global brand KFC is its new sponsor for mini cricket, the entry point to the game.

Steve races after armed robbers

2010-03-30 09:45

Singer Steve Hofmeyr has told how he chased after a gang of six armed robbers who held up a KFC as he and his girlfriend and two young sons were placing an order.

'Disturbing practices' at KFC

2009-08-03 14:09

A lawyer for the couple who are suing KFC over their daughter's illness says he will present evidence of "unsettling" practices in KFC kitchens.

 

Scandal-hit food firm withdraws products

2014-07-27 13:45

The parent company of a scandal-hit Chinese food supplier says it will withdraw all products made by a subsidiary company.

China probes firms as food scare spreads

2014-07-24 13:34

China's food regulator has visited close to 600 restaurants, businesses and food distributors over a food scare that has dragged in a number of global brands.

China meat scandal: Supplier has global reach

2014-07-24 05:20

The American meat supplier in the China scandal has ties to many well-known fast-food chains operating around the world, including McDonald's.

KFC sparks frenzy in Zim

2014-07-23 12:44

KFC, which has opened its first outlet in Zimbabwe after an absence of more than a decade, has seen hundreds of Zimbabweans jostle to grab a bite.

New fast-food chains set to topple giants

2014-07-03 10:58

Major fast-food giants Tasco Bell, MacDonald's and KFC are losing the younger market to the likes of In-N-Out Burger, Chipotle Mexican Grill and Chick-fil-A.

Meat found plumped up with pond water

2014-01-06 20:30

Chinese inspectors have captured seven people for injecting dirty pond water into lamb meat to swell its weight and raise prices.

Bidvest to launch Zambia catering business

2013-11-06 17:31

Bidvest will launch a catering business in Zambia in an expansion drive across Africa to capitalise on a trend among the growing middle class to eat out.

SuperSport remains top SA brand

2013-07-09 18:10

The monthly Mxit brand index shows SuperSport has retained its first position as top South African brand, followed by 24.com and SterKinekor.

Cop arrested for killing robber

2013-01-23 11:53
78 comments

A police officer who killed a robber in a shoot-out at a fast food outlet has been arrested for murder, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate says.

KFC investigated after food scare

2013-01-09 13:54

KFC's Chinese customers say they will continue to support the fast food chain, despite a government food safety investigation which has hit sales and the firms's share price.

KFC allows non-halaal food at work

2012-09-11 10:24

Employees at Kentucky Fried Chicken halaal branches in KwaZulu-Natal will now be allowed to bring their own food to work.

KFC to re-employ man after lunch incident

2012-08-13 09:37
98 comments

A man who was dismissed from an Empangeni KFC outlet after taking non-halaal food to work must be reinstated, the CCMA has ruled.

KFC apologises for racist anthem

2012-06-29 11:22
84 comments

Chicken outlet KFC has apologised for an offensive version of the national anthem that was played in one of its shops in Cape Town, saying it was an isolated incident.

Racist anthem not yum

2012-06-28 10:05
205 comments

A Cape Town man buying a meal at a KFC branch in the city bowl was shocked when a “vulgar, profane” version of the national anthem blasted out over the music system, a report says.

KFC ordered to pay $8.3m to girl

2012-04-27 14:10

Fast food giant Kentucky Fried Chicken has been ordered to pay $8.3m to an Australian girl who suffered severe brain damage and was paralysed after eating a chicken wrap.

KFC firm to expand African footprint

2012-02-03 08:49

US fast-food giant Yum Brands plans to open 130 new KFC stores in Africa this year, bringing its presence on the continent to 1 000 restaurants, a reports says.

John Travolta gets snubbed by KFC

2011-10-21 22:16

John Travolta's request to reserve a table at a KFC restaurant in England has been turned down because staff did not believe it was him.

More KFC stores on the way - report

2011-10-04 07:58

Yum Brands plans to add 250 of its Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants in SA by 2015, bringing its total to 850, according to a newspaper report.

Crowds flock to Test cricket

2010-12-22 10:50

Spectators are flocking to Test match cricket this summer to see the world's number one and two-ranked test teams battle it out.

Singapore chickens out on protest

2010-06-10 10:04

A US animal rights activist says he was prevented by police from staging a one-man protest in a chicken suit at a KFC outlet in Singapore.

Steve races after armed robbers

2010-03-30 09:45

Singer Steve Hofmeyr has told how he chased after a gang of six armed robbers who held up a KFC as he and his girlfriend and two young sons were placing an order.

Armed robbery at Bizana KFC

2010-03-16 21:50

Two armed men have robbed a Kentucky Fried Chicken outlet in Bizana of R6 000, Eastern Cape police have said.

 
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