- KFCs in Devon, Berkshier, Surrey, Suffolk, Newcastle and Cheshire were affected
- The fast food chain blamed delivery problems on multiple branch closures
- Angry chicken fans took to Twitter to slam the restaurant for running out of food
A string of KFC restaurants were forced to close after they ran out of chicken.
The Kentucky Fried Chicken fast food chain blamed the temporary closures on several ‘hiccups’ with food deliveries.
They are still investigating how many of its 800 shops have been affected.
Meanwhile, customers have reported numerous closures across the country, including eateries in Devon, Berkshire, Surrey, Suffolk, Newcastle and Cheshire.
The Kentucky Fried Chicken fast food chain blamed temporary closures in Devon, Berkshire, Surrey, Suffolk, Newcastle and Cheshire on several ‘hiccups’ with food deliveries
Many angry diners took to Twitter to complain to the fried chicken company about the chicken shortage.
One Twitter user complained: ‘Drove to two separate KFCs to find one had no chicken and one was closed. What even is my luck? Just want some fried chicken.’
Another asked in disbelief: ‘As if KFC is closed coz they’ve run out of chicken?
While another tweeted: ‘KFC in both Cheshire Oakes and Chester Greyhound Park are closed because…they’re out of chicken.’
Craig Sanders wrote: ‘Chickens are on strike. Store has run out of chicken lol.’
A KFC spokesperson said: ‘We deliver fresh chicken to our restaurants, but we’re having a few hiccups with our delivery system at the moment.
‘We’re really sorry for any inconvenience, and we’re working to have all our restaurants back up and running as soon as we can.’
They are still investigating how many of its 800 shops have been affected. File image used