Why does KFC taste different?

Why does KFC taste different?

One reason is sourcing, the other is regional taste. Items, like the chicken used for making KFC meals, usually come from local farms. They have to conform to certain standards, but there will always be certain variations due to what the farms have to work with.

What happened to the taste of Kentucky Fried Chicken?

Kentucky Fried Chicken rebranded to KFC instead. That said, in November 2016, KFC and the State of Kentucky settled over the use of the trademarked word “Kentucky,” with the chain then announcing they would resume their old name. Now, read about the secret that makes KFC’s fried chicken so crispy.

Does KFC taste different in different countries?

What does KFC say about local food? The interesting thing about KFC is how much it is localised to suit the local tastes and is modified to include some of the local food. This is down to the franchise model that KFC use and the freedom it gives to their franchisees to give each country its own ‘flavour’ of KFC.

How has KFC changed over time?

According to Hochman, KFC’s decades-long decline in quality and sales began when Colonel Sanders died in 1980. In 1991, the chain changed its name from Kentucky Fried Chicken to KFC to highlight non-fried products, but instead inspired rumours that the company genetically modified its chicken.

How is KFC different from the rest of the world?

They are also sensitive to regional differences in taste, so KFC spicy chicken is much hotter in Sichuan than in Shanghai. KFC doesn’t bother to compete on price with the ubiquitous street vendors and cheap local restaurants in China. It has instead positioned itself as a mid-range meal option for young professionals or a rare treat for families.

Is the flavor of KFC the same after 50 years?

Being now 66 years old, and having eaten KFC from time-to-time for almost 50 years, I don’t know. Everything tastes different now, or shall we say, tastes less. The flavor seems the same after all these years. I like it a lot, perhaps once a week.

What does KFC Don’t Want you to know?

Here’s what KFC doesn’t want you to know. This one’s so secret that it’s right in the name. KFC’s success has, of course, been built on its fried chicken, and part of that success comes from their fanatically guarded recipe.

Why did they change the recipe for KFC?

They may have made some slight changes, but the most likely cause of your remembering it as tasting better is that your tastes, and taste buds have matured over the years. I had a recipe for chili I made about 35 years ago, that all my rowdy hoodlum friends raved about.