KFC Canada launches mini MBA program for under-served entrepreneurs

KFC Canada has announced a new partnership with Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) that will give 65+ entrepreneurs who identify as minority, immigrant, or Indigenous an opportunity to accelerate their success. The tuition-free, 40-hour “mini-MBA” program is designed to help entrepreneurs in under-served communities build the capacity they need to grow and create […]

KFC Canada to make all packaging 100% home compostable

KFC Canada is the first quick-service restaurant in Canada to commit to making all of its packaging 100 per cent home compostable. In celebration of World Environment Day on June 5, KFC Canada has announced that all consumer-facing packaging will be fully home compostable by 2025. KFC will begin piloting its first home compostable bucket […]

KFC Canada to test bamboo buckets

Press Release KFC Canada announced that they are exploring eco-friendly alternatives for their world-famous buckets. The sustainability commitment will have KFC testing new innovative materials that are both consumer-friendly and a win for the environment, starting with a bamboo fibre poutine bucket in early 2020. “The KFC bucket is one of the most iconic symbols […]

KFC Canada and Lay’s collaborate on potato chip-covered chicken tender

Press Release KFC Canada and Frito Lay Canada announced an epic new food collaboration: KFC x Lay’s Bar-B-Q Tenders. The limited-edition collaboration features KFC’s 100 per-cent real Canadian farm raised chicken tenders coated in Lay’s sweet and smoky Bar-B-Q potato chips. The mouth-watering new chicken tender is available starting October 7th, while supplies last. “When […]

KFC Canada is removing all plastic straws and bags from restaurants this year

Press Release KFC Canada today announced a series of new sustainability and environmental commitments aimed at curbing the company’s use of plastics in restaurants across the country. By October 2019, plastic straws and plastic bags will no longer be used or provided at any KFC restaurant locations across Canada. This effectively removes 50 million plastic […]

KFC Canada poised for strong, continued growth through 2020

Franchise Management Inc. acquires El-Rancho Food Services Limited Press release KFC Canada has announced that Franchise Management Inc. (FMI), acquired Saskatchewan-based El-Rancho Food Services Limited (El-Rancho). The sale includes all of El-Rancho’s 21 KFC assets throughout Saskatchewan and Manitoba and brings FMI’s total Canadian KFC restaurants to 85. FMI also operates KFC restaurants in Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec and Ontario. In addition to […]

KFC Canada changes name to K’ehFC

Name change honours Canada’s 150th birthday Press release In honour of Canada’s 150th birthday, KFC Canada is changing its name to K’ehFC.  K’ehFC has a rich, 62-year history in Canada, and the move pays homage to the company’s love and appreciation for all things Canadian during a year of national celebration and patriotism. K’ehFC, formerly known as KFC, will mark the official […]