KFC, also known as Kentucky Fried Chicken, is one of the most well-known fast-food chains in the world. It has been operating in South Africa for over 50 years and has become a popular choice for fast food lovers across the country. In this article, we will explore the rise of KFC in South Africa, its popularity, and its reputation in the region.
Here is a list of latest and up-to-date KFC menu prices (South Africa).
|Wrapsta Box with Buddy Bottle||R73.82|
|Wicked Zinger Boxmeal||R92.90|
|Fully Loaded Boxmeal||R92.90|
|All Star Lunch Box Buddy||R69.90|
|Fully Loaded Box with Buddy Bottle||R103.98|
|All Star Lunch Box With Sweet Chilli Sauce Buddy||R69.90|
|Chicken Lunch Box Buddy||R59.90|
|Reg Fully Loaded Box Meal With Zinger Burger And Buddy Drink||R103.78|
Picked For You
|Brekkie Crunch Wrap Combo||R40.90|
|All Star Box with Buddy Bottle||R85.80|
|A.M. Snacker Patty||R33.18|
|10 Dunked Wings||R88.15|
|Streetwise Two with Chips||R45.49|
|A.M. Riser Patty||R33.09|
|Streetwise Three with Chips||R65.94|
|Streetwise Two with Regular Pap||R45.56|
|Streetwise Five with Chips||R111.01|
|Streetwise Three with Regular Pap||R65.92|
|Drinks - 1.5 Litre Coca-Cola||R30.29|
|Buddy Bottle 440ml||R20.13|
|1.5 Litre - No Sugar||R28.23|
|Bonaqua Still Spring Water 500ml||R17.05|
|Coca-Cola Sugar Buddy||R22.90|
|Fanta Sugar Buddy||R22.90|
|Sprite Sugar Buddy||R22.90|
|1.5 Litre Coca-cola||R21.17|
|1.5 Litre Drink Excluding Coca-cola||R21.22|
|1.5 Litre No Sugar Coca-cola||R20.00|
|Family Treat 8pc||R253.63|
|2 CAN DINE BUDDY||R154.33|
|Family Treat 10pc||R297.27|
Snacks & Sides
|1 Piece Chicken||R25.03|
|Regular Mash and Gravy||R17.16|
|Sweet Chilli Dip||R7.58|
|Verry Berry Krusher||R38.06|
|Regular Sprinkle Pops||R49.86|
|Large Mash and Gravy||R25.05|
|Krusher Burger Meal||R70.44|
|Krusher Burger Combo - Oreo||R95.90|
|Streetwise snack pack pops||R35.90|
|Streetwise snack pack burger||R35.90|
|Nugget Box Buddy||R72.10|
|All in One Feast||R173.99|
|Verry Berry Krusher Burger Meal||R102.90|
|Mash & Gravy||R17.90|
|4 Hot Zinger Wings||R26.90|
|10 Hot Zinger Wings||R59.90|
|1 Piece of Chicken||R19.90|
|2 Piece Chicken||R32.90|
|Sweet Chilli Twister||R43.90|
Try Me I Am New
|All In One||R109.90|
|Original Dunked Burger||R43.90|
|Original Dunked Burger Meal||R68.90|
|Hot & Crispy Box||R59.90|
|Streetwise Bucket for 1||R36.49|
|BBQ Crunch Burger||R29.90|
|BBQ Crunch Meal||R59.90|
|Hot & Crispy Streetwise 3||R49.90|
|BBQ Crunch Box||R59.90|
|Streetwise 1 Mash and Mini Loaf||R21.90|
|A.M Crunch Burger Meal||R57.90|
|A.M. Tower Burger Meal||R84.90|
|A.M. Deluxe and Egg Meal||R76.90|
|A.M. Grilled Deluxe + Egg Meal||R76.90|
|A.M Brekkie Crunch Wrap Meal||R59.90|
|A.M. Colonel Burger Meal||R73.90|
|A.M. Deluxe Meal||R69.90|
|A.M. Grilled Deluxe Meal||R69.90|
|A.M. Riser Meal||R56.90|
|A.M. Snacker Meal||R45.90|
|Toasted Tomato and Cheese Meal||R56.90|
|Toasted Egg Tomato and Cheese Meal||R56.90|
|Toasted Chicken and Mayo Meal||R56.90|
|Family Treat 10 Piece||R234.90|
|Family Treat 8 Piece||R214.90|
|Family Treat 6 Piece||R189.90|
|9 Piece Bucket||R158.00|
|24 Wings Bucket||R142.90|
|Streetwise Feast 6 Piece||R124.90|
|Streetwise Feast 8 Piece||R149.90|
|A.M Double Crunch Burger||R69.90|
|A.M. Crunch Wrap||R35.48|
|A.M or Tower Burger||R54.90|
|A.M Tower Burger||R54.90|
|A.M. Deluxe and Egg||R46.90|
|A.M. Colonel Burger||R43.90|
|A.M. Grilled Deluxe + Egg||R46.90|
|A.M. Streetwise 3||R49.90|
|A.M. Streetwise 2 Chips||R36.90|
|A.M. Grilled Deluxe||R39.90|
|A.M. Streetwise 2 Pap||R34.90|
|A.M Brekkie Crunch Wrap||R29.90|
|A.M Crunch Burger||R27.90|
|A.M. Snacker + Snack Patty||R21.90|
|Toasted Tomato and Cheese||R26.90|
|Toasted Egg Tomato and Cheese||R26.90|
|Toasted Chicken and Mayo||R26.90|
|15 Piece Bucket||R248.85|
|21 Piece Bucket||R331.14|
|Double Crunch Burger Meal||R84.90|
|Tower Burger Meal||R84.90|
|Colonel Burger Meal||R73.90|
|Hawaiian Burger Meal||R84.90|
|Original Zinger Burger Meal||R73.90|
|Zinger Tower Burger Meal||R84.90|
|Crunch Burger Meal||R53.53|
|Grilled Burger Meal||R73.90|
|Snack Burger Meal||R48.90|
|Double Crunch Burger||R54.90|
|Original Zinger Burger||R43.90|
|Zinger Tower Burger||R54.90|
|Boxmaster Twister Meal||R84.90|
|Classic Twister Meal||R73.90|
|Hawaiian Twister Meal||R78.90|
|Grilled Twister Meal||R73.90|
|Sweet Chilli Twister Meal||R73.90|
|10 Dunked Wings Meal||R99.90|
|10 Zinger Wings Meal||R89.90|
|4 Dunked Wings Meal||R62.90|
|4 Zinger Wings Meal||R56.90|
|10 Zinger Wings||R77.19|
|4 Dunked Wings||R43.97|
|4 Zinger Wings||R37.94|
|24 Zinger Wings||R186.40|
|440ml Buddy Drink||R16.90|
|500ml Still Water||R13.90|
|250ml Liqui Fruit||R11.90|
|Yoghurt Krusher - Verry Berry||R29.90|
|Creamy Krusher - Oreo||R29.90|
The Rise of KFC in South Africa
KFC first entered the South African market in 1971, opening its first restaurant in Orange Grove, Johannesburg. At the time, the country was still under apartheid rule, which meant that the market was largely segregated. However, KFC’s popularity grew rapidly among both black and white customers, who enjoyed the brand’s unique blend of spices and crispy chicken.
Over the years, KFC has expanded its operations in South Africa, opening new restaurants across the country. Today, there are over 900 KFC restaurants in South Africa, making it one of the largest fast-food chains in the country.
The Popularity of KFC in South Africa
KFC’s popularity in South Africa can be attributed to several factors. Firstly, the brand has established itself as a household name over the years, with many South Africans growing up eating KFC as a treat. This has helped to create a sense of nostalgia and loyalty towards the brand among many consumers.
Secondly, KFC has adapted to local tastes and preferences, offering a range of menu items that cater to South African tastes. For example, KFC South Africa offers pap and gravy as a side dish, which is a staple food in many South African households.
Finally, KFC has also invested heavily in marketing and advertising campaigns in South Africa, which have helped to raise awareness of the brand and its products. The brand has used a variety of marketing channels, including television, radio, and social media, to reach its target audience.
The Reputation of KFC in South Africa
KFC’s reputation in South Africa has not been without its challenges. In recent years, the brand has faced criticism over the quality and hygiene standards of its food, as well as the working conditions of its employees.
In 2018, a KFC restaurant in Braamfontein, Johannesburg was closed down by the authorities after it was found to be in breach of health and safety regulations. The incident led to concerns about the hygiene standards of KFC restaurants across the country, with many customers expressing their disappointment and outrage on social media.
KFC South Africa has since taken steps to address these concerns, implementing new quality control measures and hygiene standards across its restaurants. The brand has also taken steps to improve the working conditions of its employees, offering training and development programs to help them progress in their careers.
Despite these challenges, KFC remains a popular and beloved brand in South Africa, with many customers continuing to enjoy its finger-lickin’ good chicken and sides. The brand’s commitment to local tastes and preferences, combined with its strong marketing campaigns, has helped it to establish a strong reputation and loyal customer base in the country.
To find out more about KFC (South Africa), visit their official website at KFC homepage.
KFC South Africa FAQ
How much is a 10 Hot Zinger Wings at KFC in South Africa?
10 Hot Zinger Wings – R59.90
How much is a Large Pops at KFC in South Africa?
Large Pops – R41.90
How much is a Hawaiian Twister at KFC in South Africa?
Hawaiian Twister – R48.90
How much is a Toasted Tomato and Cheese Meal at KFC in South Africa?
Toasted Tomato and Cheese Meal – R56.90
How much is a 6 Nuggets at KFC in South Africa?
6 Nuggets – R26.90
How much is a 15 Piece Bucket at KFC in South Africa?
15 Piece Bucket – R219.90
How much is a Colonel Burger Meal at KFC in South Africa?
Colonel Burger Meal – R73.90
How much is a Fully Loaded Boxmeal at KFC in South Africa?
Fully Loaded Boxmeal – R92.90
How much is a 10 Dunked Wings at KFC in South Africa?
10 Dunked Wings – R69.90
How much is a KFC Salad at KFC in South Africa?
KFC Salad – R48.90