Feb 28, 2018
KFC faces gravy shortage as distribution problems continue
After a chicken shortage led hundreds of KFC outlets to close last week, the fast food chain has now admitted it is running low on gravy. Ongoing distribution problems mean some restaurants were serving a "Reduced menu". A spokesman said: "We're working as hard as we can to get this sorted out. We know that our gravy is a big favourite!". The chain has apologised to customers, running a newspaper ad showing a photo of a chicken bucket with the KFC logo letters rearranged to read "FCK". The accompanying text read: "WE'RE SORRY. A chicken restaurant without any chicken. It's not ideal... Thank you for bearing with us." The GMB union criticised KFC's decision to move its contract from Bidvest, which national officer Mick Rix said was a "Very well respected, specialised logistics provider", to one that lacked a track record in food distribution.
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