ISRAEL: KFC fails to realise potential, operations close
Dor Energy, the Israeli firm which has just concluded the acquisition of the fast food chain Kentucky Fried Chicken, has decided to freeze operations at four of the chain's six branches in Israel, including the biggest one on King George Street in Jerusalem. A report in Haaretz adds that Kentucky Fried Chicken, which started operating in Israel in 1993, "had not realised its potential in Israel," according to Dor Energy president Dudi Weisman. He added that his company would look for a new strategic investor, and that the fastfood chain would be integrated into the commercial facilities at Delek Alon and Dor Energy gasoline stations.
Get full access to all content, just $1 for 30 days
A Message From The Editor
just-food gives you the widest food market coverage.
Paid just-food members have unlimited access to all our exclusive content - including 17 years of archives.
I am so confident you will love complete access to our content that today I can offer you 30 days access for $1.
It’s our best ever membership offer – just for you.
Dean Best, editor of just-food
- US food next wave on display at Winter Fancy Food
- How General Mills plans to grow - CAGNY
- Comment: Meal kits in US - don't believe the hype
- Does Kraft Heinz want to swallow Unilever whole?
- Wessanen eyes growth in "resurgent" organic market
- Unilever launches operational review
- Kerry operating earnings strengthen on slow sales
- Glanbia focuses on nutrition with Irish dairy spin
- Kerry's Scanlon to replace McCarthy as CEO
- Mondelez launches savoury snacks brand Vea