100% REAL FAQs

Does KFC India Import Chicken?

Why import when we can make in India!

We are dil se 100% desi. We only buy high quality chicken from top notch Indian suppliers like Venky’s, Godrej and Suguna.
Is the packaging sustainable?

Chicken lovers can be tree huggers too.

All our board and Plastic packaging are recyclable and Food Safe.
What is your secret recipe?

Love, of course! We’re not kidding, try it yourself!

We are dil se 100% desi. We only buy high quality chicken from top notch Indian suppliers like Venky’s, Godrej and Suguna.
Do you process your chicken?

Only 0% of our chicken is processed.

None of our chicken is processed. We only serve whole pieces of leg, breast, rib, wing or thigh meat. Products like Popcorn Chicken is made from whole pieces of boneless chicken that are cut down into bite size chunks.
What is with KFC and MSG?

With great chicken comes great responsibility.

Yes, some KFC products contain MSG which is as per FSSAI norms. MSG occurs naturally in many foods, such as tomatoes and cheeses. Multiple studies across the world have shown MSG to be safe for consumption, if used as per limits. Many international Food and Drug Administrations consider the addition of MSG to foods to be generally recognized as safe. You can check the presence of MSG on our product packaging, menu boards and website.
How’s the Zinger the 'Asli Chicken Burger'?


Our much-loved Zinger burger is perhaps the only burger in town that comes with a whole chicken fillet. The chicken in our Zinger burger isn’t a typical patty, but a boneless chicken fillet, free of any binders or formed chicken.
Is the chicken 100% real? Are the chickens genetically modified?

Teenage Mutant Ninja Chicken? Absolutely Not!

All our chicken is 100% natural. Nothing is added to the chicken whatsoever.
Does the chicken you sell have antibiotics?

We care about the your health

Chicken supplied to KFC India is free from any antibiotic residue, as our chicken supplies are subjected to a withdrawal period specific to each medicinal treatment. Additionally, our poultry suppliers follow the standards set by World Health Organisation (WHO) and only use antibiotics that are approved for veterinary use or dual use.
Are the ‘worms’ (or other strange creatures) in KFC’ rumours true?

That video you saw? NOT possible.

After all, it all comes down to 100% real chicken made the Hard Way. Our chicken is inspected and goes through 34 quality checks before making it to your plate. It is manually hand-breaded in our kitchens by expertly trained cooks before being cooked to a temperature of 170 degrees Celsius or higher. Those little guys couldn’t take it, even if they tried.
What about Avian Flu?

The virus cannot be transmitted through cooked products.

To date, there has been no report of any Avian Flu cases among our suppliers. According to the WHO website, current indications are that the virus cannot be transmitted through cooked products. All our chicken products are cooked at very high temperature of 170 degrees Celsius, and is therefore safe to consume.
Sometimes I see red deposits in the chicken. What is it?

No stress, it’s just the marinade

We marinate our chicken with herbs and spices and it’s freshly cooked at 170 degrees. It’s likely that sometimes, the marinade may get accumulated causing the chicken to look the way it does.
How many calories does my chicken have?

Let’s find out.

Click here for all nutritional information of all our products.
Why are your taxes so high?

We understand, taxes can be taxing. But it’s all going towards nation building.

We charge only 18% GST. A good & simple tax!
Add Hope: Why am I being charged Rs 5 extra for this?

Contribution to the cause is completely voluntary.

This is part of our Add Hope program through which we feed hundreds of underprivileged children across the country. Contribution to the cause is completely voluntary and you can also donate at a KFC Store near you.
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