Britain's KFC apologises for chicken shortage with cheeky advertisement


  • World
  • Saturday, 24 Feb 2018

KFC ran a full-page advertisement in newspapers, including tabloids The Sun and Metro on Feb 23, apologising for the chicken shortage.PHOTO: TWITTER/ ANDREW BLOCH.

Fast food chain KFC responded cheekily to a chicken shortage in hundreds of stores in Britain by putting out a full-page newspaper advertisement that rearranged the letters of its name to "FCK", much to the mirth of its customers who may have forgiven the ubiquitous fried chicken brand for its lack of fowl.

KFC had closed half of its 900 stores in Britain earlier this week after operational issues with its new delivery firm DHL, the BBC reported on Wednesday (Feb 21).

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