Chicken Licken (restaurant)

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Chicken Licken
Type Public
Industry Fast food
Founded 1982 in Ridgeway, South Africa
Headquarters South African flag Johannesburg, South Africa
Key people George Sombonos
Products Fast food, including chicken and indigenous franchisee snacks

Chicken Licken is a South Africa-based fast-food fried chicken chain. Its first store was built in 1981 at Ridgeway; in Johannesburg, South Africa. According to the Sunday Times Markinor 2007 Brands Survey, Chicken Licken is the second biggest fast food brand in South Africa, making it well known to the residents there.[1] Chicken Licken is the biggest non-American fried chicken franchise in the world.[1] and there are over 200 stores [2]

The name of the restaurant is derived from one of the names of the fable The Sky is Falling, which also features "Henny Penny".


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  1. ^ a b "Introduction - Successful Track Record",
  2. ^ [1]

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