Food crisis causes fast food restaurant to replace lettuce with mixed cabbage, customers react because it’s too weird

According to the sheet The Guardian, recently, KFC has informed customers that it is temporarily using a mixture of lettuce and mixed cabbage to make sandwiches in stores in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, territories. ACT (Australian Capital Territory) and Tasmania. The reason given is because of supply problems across the country.

This fast-food chain announces online: “We have had a bit of a hard time and are currently experiencing disruption to the lettuce supply chain due to the impact of recent flooding in Queensland and New South Wales.”

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“Due to recent flooding in New South Wales and Queensland, we are currently experiencing a lettuce shortage. So we are using a mix of lettuce and cabbage in all lettuce-containing products up until now. when there are new announcements”a KFC representative informed customers in a statement on Tuesday (June 7).

“We are working with many suppliers to find a solution, but we hope vegetable shortages will no longer occur in the coming days. Sorry for any inconvenience. We always make it a priority. wishes of our customers and is working hard to get things back to normal, as soon as possible.”

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The price of local fresh green leafy vegetables has also increased by as much as 300% in recent months. A lettuce plant in Sydney or Melbourne that once sold for about 2 Australian dollars (equivalent to 33,000 VND) has now increased to nearly 8 Australian dollars (133,000 VND).

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KFC also announced that if they don’t want to eat, their customers can choose to omit the mixed cabbage from their dishes when ordering.

Some diners have reacted to the above decision of KFC. “The fact that the store replaced the salad with cabbage has made me rethink eating at KFC. There are 4-5 other things I am willing to eat instead of cabbage. This is an odd choice,” one said. Diners wrote on Twitter with displeasure.

“Feels like a sign of the end of the world”another commented.

This is not the first time restaurant chains have faced challenges amid supply chain problems. Last August, McDonald’s said it was removing milkshakes and bottled drinks from the menus at all UK restaurants as it faced supply chain issues affecting businesses in the UK. retail and hotel sectors.

Source: The Guardian, Aljazeera

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