No chickens were harmed in the making of the new KFC nuggets and wings going on the menu in Atlanta.
A single KFC franchise — near the SunTrust Park baseball stadium in Atlanta — on Tuesday began offering meatless chicken from the plant-based food company Beyond Meat. The deal makes KFC the first fast-food restaurant to serve plant-based chicken.
The early results? It sold out almost immediately. Customers posted pictures of hours-long lines as cars and pedestrians wrapped around the building, waiting to order.
KFC announced that the plant-based chicken sold out in less than five hours, and that the …