International chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) is getting ready to debut a vegan chicken burger in the United Kingdom and BBC journalist Nisha Katon was the first to try it.
Oh my heaven! On a dream job today- filming for the BBC One Show with exclusive access to the actual KFC headquarters development kitchen. Also I was the first member of the public to taste the new vegan chicken burger. This to me is actually living the dream. pic.twitter.com/k1dIwJNI7q— Nisha Katona (@NishaKatona) May 3, 2019
“Oh my heaven! On a dream job today—filming for the BBC One Show with exclusive access to the actual KFC headquarters development kitchen,” Katona tweeted. “Also, I was the first member of the public to taste the new vegan chicken burger. This to me is actually living the dream.” Last year, KFC teased that it was developing meat alternatives which its Innovation Director Jack Hinchcliffe promised would not be an option “that lets down vegans.” While the chain is still developing its chicken burger for the UK, KFC Vietnam has served a vegan chicken sandwich since 2018.
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