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KFC switches to cabbage in Australia due to lettuce shortage

by Siddhi Ashar, Jun 8
1 minute read

KFC temporarily changes recipes to use a blend of lettuce and cabbage due to supply chain issues caused by floods in Queensland and northern NSW earlier in the year.

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So what?

Will we see even more of this as crops fail in quantity, or quality as a result of growing climate disturbances? Will businesses resort to substituting with available alternatives and hoping consumers will accept them? It’s one way to react to supply chain disruption; done pro-actively though it could be a way to use a wider range of available crops/support more crop diversity. It could also offer a moment of reckoning for regenerative agriculture and more innovative business models.



by Siddhi Ashar Spotted 49 signals

With a background in international studies and filmmaking, Siddhi works with the Futures Centre team to creatively push our current imaginaries and create more positive visions of futures rooted in equity. Her works centers around challenging common narratives and working agilely to bring forth more representative ones. Through her role at the Futures Centre, she focuses on the answering the question, how can better climate communication and visioning help stakeholders work together and act intently, empathetically and urgently?

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