KFC Christmas Chicken Dinners A Big Hit In Japan
ARI SHAPIRO, host:
And our last word in business today comes from Japan. The word is Christmas chicken. Many Japanese celebrate the Western holiday with a twist. They eat chicken. And that's largely thanks to a KFC marketing campaign. Now Tokyo's KFC outlets are gearing up for one of their best months of the year. The fast food chain sells a holiday meal for about $5. For a more upscale Christmas dinner, one Tokyo department store is taking orders for capons, or neutered roosters. They are flown in from France stuffed with truffles and foie gras, and they charge $850 dollars a bird. That's the business news on Morning Edition from NPR News. I'm Ari Shapiro
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
And I'm Renee Montagne.
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