KFC is replacing potato wedges with Secret Recipe Fries across the US according to a Business Insider report.
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The brand first tested Secret Recipe Fries last year and recently started rolling out the fries across the US.
“While we know there are wedge-lovers out there who may be disappointed, consumer response to our Secret Recipe Fries during the test and the rollout has been overwhelmingly positive,” Business Insider quoted a representative of KFC as saying.
Some KFC fans are not happy with the change and have taken to social media to voice their concerns:
KFC has "new" fries now and I'm not happy about it. 😑 KFC need to bring the old fries back! The wedges were the only reason why I went there and those were much healthier too. #kfc #bringbacktheoldfries… https://t.co/eCAOkjNOhP
— Wonder Girl (@JawariyaAli) June 2, 2020
McDonald has there own fries . Checkers has there own fries ,Burger King has there own fries Now idk who the hell told @kfc to switch to fries instead of wedges but they need to take that off the menu smh wedges was legendary for kfc opening my bag and seeing this hurt my 💔 pic.twitter.com/kIGy9Oy52z
— bosseduplo (@bosseduplo) May 25, 2020
GTFOH with “we don’t have wedges anymore. We do fries now.” @kfc Colonel? More like clown Sanders.
— Adam Schell (@Schell38) May 28, 2020
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