KFC branches in Milton Keynes forced to close as chain run out of chicken

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KFC restaurants across Milton Keynes have been closed after failing to receive their chicken deliveries.

A number of restaurants have been closed since Saturday (February 17) as bosses cite a ‘delivery hiccup’ and are still investigating how many stores have been affected.

In a statement, a KFC spokesman said: “We’ve brought a new delivery partner onboard, but they’ve had teething problems - getting fresh chicken out to 900 restaurants across the country is pretty complex.

“We won’t compromise on quality, so no deliveries has meant some of our restaurants are closed, and others are operating a limited menu, or shortened hours.

“We know that this might have inconvenienced some of you over the last few days, and disappointed you when you wanted your fried chicken fix - we’re really sorry about that.”

The stores in Milton Keynes affected include Xscape and stadium MK. It’s believed the branches at Westcroft and Stacey Bushes are open but may have limited supplies.