KFC duck necessity will strike UK stores all week

KFC has a duck smoothness problem in a UK

More bad news for KFC fans: A duck necessity that has sealed hundreds of stores in a UK could final all week.

The quick food sequence was forced to shut restaurants opposite a country after a logistics snafu strike duck deliveries.

As many as 800 of about 900 KFC locations were sealed on Monday. About 450 remained sealed by late afternoon internal time on Tuesday.

“Each day some-more deliveries are being made, however, we design a intrusion to some restaurants to continue over a residue of a week, definition some will be sealed and others handling with a reduced menu or condensed hours,” a KFC orator pronounced in a matter emailed to CNN.

In a summary posted on a UK Twitter account, KFC pronounced “our teams are operative turn a cluck” to free all restaurants.

KFC, that is owned by Taco Bell and Pizza Hut primogenitor Yum! (YUM), pronounced a duck necessity had been caused by a “couple of teething problems” after it switched to a new smoothness partner, DHL (DPW), final week.

DHL pronounced Monday that a series of deliveries had been “incomplete or delayed” given of “operational issues.” The German association apologized again on Tuesday though combined that it was “not a usually celebration obliged for a supply sequence to KFC.”

“With a assistance of a partner QSL, we are committed to step by step improvements to concede KFC to re-open a stores over a entrance days,” DHL pronounced in a statement.

QSL is a food logistics provider that has been operative with KFC given 2011. It did not immediately respond to a ask for comment.

The UK is KFC’s largest marketplace in Europe, and one of a tip 5 globally.

Franchisees work 95% of KFC’s outlets in a country. The association pronounced Monday that it would recompense a staff as normal, and it was enlivening franchisees to do a same.

KFC did not contend either it would recompense a franchisee operators for mislaid business.

KFC fans have used amicable media to protest and demonstrate their entertainment this week over a duck grill using out of a signature product.

– CNN’s Ivana Kottasová contributed to this report.

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