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Food Jimmy John's enters the chicken sandwich wars with 'Smokin' Kickin' Chicken'

16:25  03 february  2021
16:25  03 february  2021 Source:   businessinsider.com

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  • Jimmy John's is introducing a limited chicken sandwich offering.
  • The sandwich will appear in the chain's first-ever Super Bowl ad.
  • KFC also recently released a chicken sandwich.
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Jimmy John's released a chicken sandwich at locations across the US for the first time in February, a late entry into the ongoing chicken sandwich wars.

The new "Smokin' Kickin' Chicken" was first tested in the fall, and will be the first nationwide chicken rollout for the sandwich chain. It will be available from February 1 to March 21, or until supplies run out. The sandwich is made with chicken, creole chili pepper sauce, peppers, provolone cheese, avocado, onions, lettuce, oil, vinegar, and mayonnaise, and will be priced at around $8.50, slightly more than other Jimmy John's sandwiches.

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a sandwich sitting on top of a hot dog on a bun: The new year will be a busy one for the Golden Arches. While 2020 marked McDonald's sixth consecutive year of growth in the U.S., there's still a lot of work to do to bounce back from the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the chain announced in its fourth quarter earnings call.According to CEO Chris Kempczinski, the fast-food giant will double-down on digital sales, as well as its delivery and drive-thru operations, which has yielded significant business during the pandemic.

Jimmy John's says this sandwich is the first of many limited-time menu options it will introduce this year. The brand plans to advertise the chicken sandwich and a new campaign in its first-ever Super Bowl ad.

The chicken sandwich wars were seemingly cold for some time, but now they're officially back on. Insider has reported on several chains gearing up to introduce competitors to Chick-fil-A and Popeyes, which both sell crispy chicken sandwiches with pickles. In January, KFC introduced a crispy chicken sandwich at nine locations, available across the country by the end of February.

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McDonald's plans to roll out three new chicken sandwiches in late February, and Burger King was spotted testing out a chicken sandwich in October. Wendy's also released a new "classic chicken sandwich" in October, replacing the older "homestyle chicken sandwich."

Jimmy John's is owned by Inspire Brands, which also owns Arby's and Sonic and acquired the sandwich chain in 2019.

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We Tried KFC’s New & Improved Chicken Sandwich to See if It’s as Good as Popeyes’ .
When Popeyes first debuted its now-famous chicken sandwich back in early 2019, few could have predicted the fried poultry arms race that quickly ensued. To this day, other fast food chains—from Church’s Chicken to McDonald’s—have been attempting to topple the reigning champ with upgraded chicken sandwiches of their own, but with little success. That is, until KFC threw its hat in the ring. KFC recently announced that it’s finally rolling out an all-new and improved fried chicken sandwich at its restaurant locations nationwide over the next few weeks, following a successful test launch in the Orlando area last spring.

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