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 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 […]

Yum! Brands Canada selects Wavemaker as its new PR agency

Press Release Yum! Brands Canada, comprising KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, has selected Wavemaker as its new company-wide media agency responsible for all planning and buying. The scope of Wavemaker’s work includes digital, programmatic, search, social, television, radio and out-of-home for all three brands. Yum! Brands Canada announced late in 2017 that it had […]

KFC’s iconic Double Down returns to Canada with a brand-new twist

KFC Canada presents the Waffle Double Down Press release Canadians have been craving its return. It’s about time we gave them what they wanted. On March 26, KFC Canada is bringing back the international phenomenon, the Double Down – the bun-less, all-chicken sandwich. But this time with a brand-new twist: a waffle! That’s right, the Waffle […]

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 […]

KFC schools customers, Colonel Sanders style with KFC Cooking School

Press release Brand announces world-first KFC Cooking School KFC Canada is opening its doors and letting customers behind the counter with the world’s first KFC Cooking School. On Sunday, March 12, 2017 class is in session as students have the chance to attend one hour classes at locations in Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto where they’ll learn how to cook KFC’s finger lickin’ […]

Winnipeg KFC and Taco Bell branch join Workers United union

Press release Employees at a KFC/Taco Bell branch in Winnipeg have received union certification by the Manitoba Labour Board and will be represented by Workers United Canada Council. The joint KFC/Taco Bell restaurant, located at 1651 Regent Avenue West, is the first to be unionized in the province of Manitoba. Taco Bell and KFC’s union of 28 workers, consisting […]