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Not just chicken, KFC now runs out of gravy too in UK restaurants

97 per cent of the region's KFC restaurants are open, but are now experiencing gravy supply disruptions

Reuters  |  London / Los Angeles 

Yum Brands Inc's KFC restaurants in the UK are serving limited menus at reopened restaurants after a chicken supply snafu with its new delivery firm, but now are suffering a gravy shortage. The crisis in the market that accounted for roughly 3 per cent of Yum's 2017 global system sales comes as a business turnaround at the fried chicken chain was taking hold. KFC, which has 900 restaurants in the UK and Ireland, switched its supplier contract from Bidvest Logistics to DHL on Feb. 14. Shortly after, KFC closed hundreds of restaurants in the region due to ...

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First Published: Thu, March 01 2018. 22:56 IST