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2009-09-28 08:00:00

Dallas, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Twitterers, RT this 2 feed 4: Pizza Hut 2 donate 4 meals 4 each Twitterer who tweets this link: http://ow.ly/qWn8 . To help raise awareness of the worldwide hunger issue, Pizza Hut is turning to its Twitter followers to help spread the word. Pizza Hut is pledging four meals to World Hunger Relief, a campaign that supports the United Nations World Food Programme and hunger relief agencies across the globe, for every Twitter user who passes on and...

2009-06-30 08:00:00

Popular KFC Hitmaker Song Contest Returns to Recognize Everyday Pride in Community LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary lyricist MC Lyte and chart topper David Banner will add sizzle to KFC's search for the next hot musician in this year's "Hitmaker" song contest, now in its third year. All aspiring musicians are invited to submit their hottest beats to win national exposure and great prizes as part of KFC's Pride 360 program. The grand prize winner will receive a "Hitmaker"...

2009-06-09 08:43:00

To Celebrate Its Grilled Menu, KFC Teams with MySpace to Cook Up Nationwide Quest to Find the Ultimate KGC Fan and Possible New Brand Icon LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colonel needs a counterpart. For 65-plus years, the image of Colonel Sanders has represented Kentucky Fried Chicken. Now KFC embarks on a worldwide search, with online partner MySpace, to identify a new iconic face for the brand's revolutionary new Kentucky Grilled Chicken (KGC). The search for the ultimate...

2009-06-08 08:00:00

NEW YORK, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Zagat today revealed the results of its latest Fast Food Survey, based on 6,107 respondents who weighed in on 103 chains nationwide. With palates refined by the likes of burgers, fries, shakes, burritos and pizza, the typical surveyor, on average eats at a chain restaurant 11 times per month.   The survey divided fast-food venues into four categories: Large Chains (up to 5,000 U.S. outlets), Mega-Chains (over 5,000), Full-Service Chains (with table...

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2009-05-07 15:05:00

Angry customers at a New York KFC restaurant that refused to honor coupons from the restaurant's Web site staged a sit-in at the eatery until police arrived. The manager of the KFC restaurant near Grand Central Station in Manhattan said the restaurant was not honoring the free food coupons because the location was overwhelmed with the number of customers Wednesday, the New York Post reported Thursday. Customers staged a sit-in to protest the coupon moratorium until police arrived and broke up...

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2009-03-26 12:10:00

Kentucky Fried Chicken says it will move beyond filling up patrons' stomachs, by providing pothole repair for residents of Louisville, Ky. The fast-food chain has offered to fill up potholes throughout Louisville in return for the right to stamp the newly repaired road hazards with the stencil slogan, Re-freshed by KFC, Advertising Age reported Wednesday. This program is a perfect example of that rare and optimal occurrence when a company can creatively market itself and help local...

2009-03-25 08:00:00

In Honor of its Freshly Delivered and Prepared Fried Chicken on the Bone, KFC Becomes First-Ever Corporate Sponsor of 'Fresh'ly Repaired Potholes in U.S. Cities Kentucky Fried Chicken Asks Mayors to Nominate U.S. Cities for KFC-Branded Pothole Repair LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than half a century, KFC has "filled up" its fans with the Colonel's world famous, freshly prepared fried chicken. Today, in a marketing first, KFC is celebrating its continued dedication to...

2009-03-12 10:37:02

Fans of Japan's Hanshin Tigers hope the curse of Col. Sanders is finally at rest now that the Kentucky Fried Chicken founder's statue is out of the river. Exuberant supporters of the team threw Sanders' life-sized statue into the Dotonborigawa River in Osaka 24 years ago to celebrate Hanshin's Central League baseball pennant. The Tigers also won the Japan Series in 1985. They haven't won the series since. Two sections of the plastic statue of the colonel were recovered from the river bottom...

2009-02-10 15:12:45

U.S. fast-food giant Kentucky Fried Chicken said Tuesday it would launch a new value menu and dare reporters to steal its secret recipe. The company said would initiate a menu that boasted 99 cent KFC Snacker sandwiches, two biscuits or two apple turnovers; $1.49 side salad or KFC toasted wrap, and $1.99 box lunches, (including popcorn chicken with potato wedges or three hot wings with potato wedges), snack-sized bowl or a honey barbecued sandwich. It also promised to provide reporters a...

2009-01-18 17:49:52

American fast-food chains are going after McDonald's value meal crowd in these recessionary times, food industry analysts say. A fast-food war is in the making, with Burger King Corp., Wendy's International, Inc., Taco Bell Corp., KFC Corp. and Sonic Corp. all trying to lure customers with more items costing $1 or less, Crain's Chicago Business newspaper reported Sunday. McDonald's Corp. competitors are ratcheting up the heat after McDonald's raised the price of its double cheeseburger to...


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