Wendy’s Raises Bar on Chicken Quality

February 14, 2017

Restaurant chain breaks industry norm with a move to smaller birds

Dublin, OH  (RestaurantNews.com)  Today, Wendy’s is further enhancing the flavor and tenderness of its chicken by partnering with its suppliers to use 20 percent smaller birds—far surpassing the standards of other restaurant brands. While chicken-quality issues around toughness have been reported across the industry, this change will significantly and immediately improve the tenderness and juiciness of chicken for Wendy’s U.S.-based customers.*

Over the past year, Wendy’s has improved cooking procedures, launched a better-tasting and better-for-you Grilled Chicken Sandwich, and is now making a nearly $30 million system-wide investment