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McDonald’s Japan New ‘Christmas Set’ Challenges the Colonel’s KFC Chicken Tradition

Christmas is coming, and Japan is making reservations for dinner: at KFC! Forget sugar plums and oven-roasted goose, Christmas dinner

in Japan means chicken, especially the Colonel’s Secret Recipe.

KFC has carved out a unique modern holiday tradition ("Kentucky For Christmas!", since the early 1970s) in Japan that not only specifies chicken for dinner on Christmas Eve, but KFC chicken in particular. According to Japan Probe, families are already placing advance orders for KFC’s Xmas Buckets to the point where some outlets are fully booked – on November 10th, yet!

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