KFC Is Testing Meatless Chicken Nuggets and Wings

Kentucky fried plant-based chicken is coming to a KFC in Atlanta this week.

The company announced that a test of Beyond Meat’s latest fake meat creation -- fake chicken -- KFC will offer “Beyond Fried Chicken” at a single restaurant in Smyrna, Georgia! It has launch “Beyond Fried Chicken” in partnership with the surging plant-based food purveyor Beyond Meat (BYND).

KFC will become the first nationwide fast food restaurant to test Beyond Meat’s plant-based chicken.

“KFC is an iconic part of American culture and a brand that I, like so many consumers, grew up with. To be able to bring Beyond Fried Chicken, in all of its KFC inspired deliciousness to market, speaks to our collective ability to meet the consumer where they are and accompany them on their journey. My only regret is not being able to see the legendary Colonel himself enjoy this important moment, ” said Ethan Brown, founder and CEO, Beyond Meat in a statement.

Here's everything you should know about the new Beyond Chicken coming to KFC:

  • KFC will offer Beyond Fried Chicken in two forms: nuggets or boneless wings.
  • Each available in six or 12-piece combo meals.
  • The wings cost $1 each ($6 for a half-dozen and $12 for a dozen), and the nuggets are $6.49 for six and $8.49 for 12.
  • Customers can buy four plant-based chicken nuggets a la carte for $1.99.

PHOTOS: Courtesy of KFC + Beyond Meat11111

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