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KFC to offer easy-to-eat
boneless chicken

Associated Press, by Candice Choi

Original Article

Posted By:NorthernDog, 4/5/2013 3:30:42 PM

NEW YORK -- In case Americans want to scarf down their fast-food even faster, KFC is stripping the bones out of its chicken. The fast-food chain says it´s introducing deep-fried boneless chicken pieces on April 14 as an alternative to its traditional breast, thigh and drumstick pieces. The new offering reflects the growing popularity of nuggets and strips that are easier to eat on the go, as well as Americans´ seemingly endless desire for more convenient foods. KFC says nearly four out of five servings of chicken sold in the U.S. are now boneless. Based on customer trends

Comments:
Don´t tell Bloomberg. He´ll want a moratorium on chicken strips!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 4/5/2013 3:38:14 PM     (No. 9261420)

The Colonel is probably spinning in his grave.. (gravy?)


Reply 2 - Posted by: Historybuff, 4/5/2013 3:38:55 PM     (No. 9261422)

"It was a bonelees chicken? (pause beat beat) How did it stand up?"

- Oscar Madison


   

 

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Reply 3 - Posted by: earlybird, 4/5/2013 3:40:25 PM     (No. 9261424)

This move makes for much less chicken and much more seasoned, deep-fried batter.


Reply 4 - Posted by: Halfvast Conspirator, 4/5/2013 3:45:14 PM     (No. 9261428)

I recall the cartoon about the boneless chicken ranch


Reply 5 - Posted by: Scrubber, 4/5/2013 3:48:34 PM     (No. 9261433)

Gee, AP first line is full of condescension over those in flyover country who happen to like KFC. Maybe if they stuffed the chicken with arugula they would eat there.


Reply 6 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 4/5/2013 3:53:17 PM     (No. 9261441)

What´s next, ribs without the bone? Sheesh!

What´s that? No! You´re kidding me!


Reply 7 - Posted by: bkt23, 4/5/2013 4:03:19 PM     (No. 9261456)

Economies are melting down, Li´l Kim is threatening to nuke someone, yet what passes for news is KFC arriving late to the party on the McNugget concept? M´kay, whatever.


   

 

  


 
Reply 8 - Posted by: killerbee, 4/5/2013 4:06:42 PM     (No. 9261464)

KFC already has chicken strips. This is a stupid gimmick.


Reply 9 - Posted by: suziannr, 4/5/2013 4:18:18 PM     (No. 9261486)

hmmmm perhaps they are trying to reach out to the customers turned off by the publicity about all KFC chickens are killed by halal methods....


Reply 10 - Posted by: Johnny Angle, 4/5/2013 4:23:01 PM     (No. 9261494)

Speaking of boneless chicken, how is Boehner doing?


Reply 11 - Posted by: youngtexan, 4/5/2013 4:26:58 PM     (No. 9261500)

Easy to eat? For who? People with little or no teeth?


Reply 12 - Posted by: jasjfarrell, 4/5/2013 4:30:01 PM     (No. 9261508)

AKA chicken nuggets.


   

 

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Ribicon, 4/5/2013 4:31:12 PM     (No. 9261511)

Great news for those too lazy to work, or to eat around a bone. KFC is among various companies that pushed to allow "food stamps" as a means of purchase of their food.
http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/food/story/2011-09-05/More-restaurants-are-targeting-customers-who-use-food-stamps/50267864/1


Reply 14 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 4/5/2013 4:31:33 PM     (No. 9261512)

For those who want to sacrifice flavor for convenience. Meat on the bone tastes better. how can you be sure it´s chicken when it´s chopped and compressed?


Reply 15 - Posted by: formerNYer, 4/5/2013 4:38:22 PM     (No. 9261522)

Because American aren´t lazy and/or fat enough!


Reply 16 - Posted by: kanphil, 4/5/2013 4:46:30 PM     (No. 9261536)

I do not trust the origin of any chicken that has no bone.


Reply 17 - Posted by: Aunt Agnes, 4/5/2013 4:50:29 PM     (No. 9261543)

Singing loudly..."I gave my love a chicken that had no bone..."


   

 

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Hazymac, 4/5/2013 5:50:46 PM     (No. 9261614)

#4 is referring to Gary Larsen´s super fantastic Far Side, which is much missed around these parts. Last I heard, he was playing his guitar. He can afford to.

Re #17: I just smashed your guitar to pieces on the wall. Here are the remains. Sorry.

About ten years back I decided that KFC prices had become silly, and I stopped going there. In the rare times when I allow myself some fried chicken these days, I prefer Popeye´s. Spicy.


Reply 19 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 4/5/2013 6:20:33 PM     (No. 9261672)

Ding ding ding - good one #10!!


Reply 20 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 4/5/2013 6:33:04 PM     (No. 9261690)

That´s hate speech #10, you´re going to ruffle a RINOs pink feathers.


Reply 21 - Posted by: sherlock, 4/5/2013 6:49:23 PM     (No. 9261712)

A few old dogs might miss the bones.... I mean real animal dogs, before someone gets offended....LOL
I can eat the strips but not KFC chicken on the bone, it makes me very ill.
Being from the south and chicken every where I sure won`t miss it.


Reply 22 - Posted by: southernboy, 4/5/2013 6:58:22 PM     (No. 9261720)

Makes it easier to get down the gullet. Don’t even have to chew!


   

 



 
Reply 23 - Posted by: Grambo, 4/5/2013 7:09:54 PM     (No. 9261738)

In other news, KFC has a chicken smoothie with a long straw so you can consume it in the drive through with your seat reclined.


Reply 24 - Posted by: saguni, 4/5/2013 9:32:09 PM     (No. 9261877)

Oh! Please! They have been running the ads around here (OKC) for at least a month...

Dad comes out on porch, several teens are eating, Dad looks in one of the boxes, and says, "You ate the bones!!" Dad runs inside, yells, "Carol the kids ate the bones!"

Stupid ad, but not as vapid as some.


Reply 25 - Posted by: bob913, 4/5/2013 10:19:56 PM     (No. 9261952)

Those chickens must be wobbly.
http://tinyurl.com/bmxohwd



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