KFC exec sees the potential in plant-based chicken

2021-09-13

KFC is betting that plant-based chicken alternatives could become more common if they can more closely replicate the flavor and texture of real chicken, said Kevin Hochman, US president of the chain, which has tested plant-based nuggets from Beyond Meat in certain markets. "Younger people tend to be the ones that want to eat more plant-based. We envision this trend to continue to grow," Hochman says.

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