KFC has launched its first-ever plant-based popcorn chicken across Australia, but there are concerns that the alternative is not suitable for vegans.

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Wicked Popcorn launched in Australia and uses the same spice combination as their meat popcorn chicken. However, although the Wicked Popcorn is made from pea protein and does not contain any animal products, it is likely cooked in the same oil as the meat products. This is something to keep in mind if you avoid foods that have been prepared in the same place as animal products.

In Australia, the Wicket Popcorn starts from just $2.95 and will be available in KFC restaurants across the NSW South Coast For the next month. We hope that KFC will realize how many people will not be able to eat their new product because of the preparation method.

The plant-based food market is booming, and research suggests it could make up 7.7 percent of the global protein market by 2030. With a value of $29.4 billion in 2020, experts suggest that the plant-based foods market could have a value of over $162 billion by the end of the decade.

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