30 Jun '15, 9am

#Myanmar KFC fans queue for hours for first taste of US fast food

#Myanmar KFC fans queue for hours for first taste of US fast food

YANGON (AFP) - Fried chicken aficionados queued for hours at Myanmar's first KFC restaurant on Tuesday, as the United States restaurant chain became the latest big foreign brand to open an outlet in the long-cloistered nation. KFC is the first major US fast food chain to open in the country as reforms and the removal of most sanctions since the end of outright junta rule tempt investors to a market of millions of prospective consumers. Soon after the doors opened a lunchtime crush developed at the new branch in the commercial hub of Yangon. The firm and its local partner - Yoma Strategic - hope it will be the first of many restaurants across the Southeast Asian nation. Businessman Kyaw Moe queued for three hours to buy chicken for eight family members, including school-age nieces and nephews. "I want them to taste this. It is my first time. My aunt in Singapore says it is ...

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