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KFC to test plant-based Beyond Fried Chicken in Charlotte

The Colonel will test plant-based nuggets and wings in Charlotte throughout the month of February.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — KFC announced that it's going to test a new plant-based chicken in the Charlotte area throughout the month of February. 

KFC's new Beyond Fried Chicken will debut on February 3 at select restaurants across the Charlotte area. It will be available through February 23 or while supplies last. Customers can get KFC's Beyond Fried Chicken with four sauces, including KFC's signature Finger Lickin' Good, Honey BBQ, Buffalo and Nashville Hot.

Beyond Fried Chicken will be available in four to 12-piece orders a lat carte or in a combo, according to KFC. 

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The expanded launch also includes Nashville, Tennessee after a successful test in Atlanta last year. 

“The iconic flavor of Kentucky Fried Chicken is one that has never been replicated,despite many imitations, until now,” said Andrea Zahumensky, chief marketing officer,KFC U.S. “We’ve really pushed the limits to develop plant-based chicken that I think willhave KFC and plant-based protein fans saying, ‘That’s finger lickin’ good.’”

Participating restaurants in the Charlotte area include: 

409 East King Street -- Kings Mountain
6813 E. Wilkinson Blvd -- Charlotte
429 E. Plaza Drive -- Mooresville
628 E. Innes Street -- Salisbury
6159 Hwy 16 South -- Denver
1912 E. Main Street -- Lincolnton
181 Highway 16 S --Denver
1101 N. Wendover Road -- Charlotte
6424 Albemarle Road -- Charlotte
321 E. Woodlawn Road -- Charlotte
5032 Sunset Road -- Charlotte
6320 W. Sugar Creek Road -- Charlotte
9010 S. Tryon Street -- Charlotte
4601 N. Tryon Street -- Charlotte
9030 Lawyers Rd -- Mint Hill
5540 University Point Blvd -- Charlotte
2834 Boyer Street -- Charlotte
2639 Freedom Drive -- Charlotte

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