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Dude111
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[Rant] KFC's "sweet" corn

What crap this is!!

I goto KFC and im @ the drive thru and i see "Sweet Kernal Corn" (Which i love sweet corn) and i order a large container.... I get home and eat it,ITS NOT SWEET AT ALL!!!!!!!

I feel like bitching to them about it,ITS REGULAR CORN!! (Boston Markets tastes better than thier crap)

We had some Sweet corn from Price Chopper once THAT WAS DELICIOUS!!!!!!!


Ah well........

moes
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yeah I did this too dude, it's crap that is forsure and your right boston market does taste better


jadinolf
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Re: [Rant] KFC's "sweet" corn

You guys are spoiled. We don't have a Colonel's here in Mayberry.

No BK either.
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AsherN
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reply to Dude111
It's KFC.

'Nuff said.


hortnut
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reply to Dude111
Plus it is probably GMO corn.


dandelion
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reply to Dude111
I quit buying the corn when they stopped serving corn on the cobb. I do enjoy their cole slaw and green beans, both seem to be better then other places.


DC DSL
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reply to Dude111
Did you submit feedback to KFC, or just here?


Ken
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reply to Dude111
said by Dude111:

ITS REGULAR CORN!!

I seriously doubt that it was regular corn, humans typically don't eat regular corn, we only eat sweet corn.


dvd536
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reply to jadinolf
said by jadinolf:

You guys are spoiled. We don't have a Colonel's here in Mayberry.

No BK either.

Trust me, you're not missing anything with either!


dvd536
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reply to DC DSL
said by DC DSL:

Did you submit feedback to KFC, or just here?

Feedback apparently routes to /dev/nul


dvd536
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reply to Dude111
said by Dude111:

What crap this is!!

I goto KFC and im @ the drive thru and i see "Sweet Kernal Corn" (Which i love sweet corn) and i order a large container.... I get home and eat it,ITS NOT SWEET AT ALL!

Ahhhhhh KFC's version of the "angus scam"!


DC DSL
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said by dvd536:

Feedback apparently routes to /dev/nul

It does not hurt to try. At the very least, OP could receive a refund. Most companies actually do want to do right by their customers. Even if they won't change what wasn't satisfactory, they don't want people holding a grudge. When I have let a company know I wasn't satisfied with what I received, I usually get a full refund or voucher for a future purchase.
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dave
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said by DC DSL:

(...) or voucher for a future purchase.

Dear customer, we're sorry you think our product tastes like crap, but have some more of it, free.


DC DSL
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said by dave:

Dear customer, we're sorry you think our product tastes like crap, but have some more of it, free.

I occasionally indulge my "bad for you" food Jones and get some Popeye's chicken and accompaniments. The one closest to me went through a phase where the food just wasn't being done right. The franchise operator's response was "this happens because of the high turnover of employees and there's not much I can do about it." I wasn't satisfied with that and contacted corporate. That got results. They refunded the $20-something I had spent, sent a coupon book of 10 "$10 off" coupons, and I received a letter from the franchise owner apologizing for the quality problems. Best part of it: They fixed the problems.

Most companies do care about customer satisfaction with their brand. That is why it's important to let them know if you aren't satisfied, and give them the opportunity to make things right. Just going off and badmouthing or dismissing "more of it, free" as being worthless, won't bring about any improvement. In the case of getting a coupon for "more, free" you should give them a month or 2 before going back and trying again. And, if you still aren't happy, let them know, again. If a lot of people let a company know they don't like something, it will be changed.
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reply to dandelion
said by dandelion:

I quit buying the corn when they stopped serving corn on the cobb. I do enjoy their cole slaw and green beans, both seem to be better then other places.

They quit serving corn on the cobb?? NO! I haven't been to KFC in a while, because they shut down the 3 that were in my city at the same time(probably the same franchise owner). I know El Pollo Loco also has sweet corn and Corn on the Cobb
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dvd536
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reply to dave
said by dave:

said by DC DSL:

(...) or voucher for a future purchase.

Dear customer, we're sorry you think our product tastes like crap, but have some more of it, free.

yeah that always baffled me. if the food was bad enough to complain why would i want more for free[now a voucher for a competitor might make sense]


Ol Drippy
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Wait until he hears about the chicken pot pie..
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dvd536
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said by Ol Drippy:

Wait until he hears about the chicken pot pie..

Sounds like a way they get rid of their old chicken.
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Dude111
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Im afraid to eat chicken since I found out it has ARSENIC in it!

Mele20
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I hadn't heard that but I doubt organic chicken does. That is the chicken I eat...of course, fast food joints don't serve organic chicken but then I rarely patronize fast food places.
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Dude111
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Ya organic chicken might be OK..

Here is a thread on it Mele:

"Playing With Fire" Chicken and Cancer Rates?

I posted a link to the article within it..... A very good thread!


DarkLogix
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reply to Ken

Re: [Rant] KFC's "sweet" corn

said by Ken:

said by Dude111:

ITS REGULAR CORN!!

I seriously doubt that it was regular corn, humans typically don't eat regular corn, we only eat sweet corn.

also did you know that most corn grown now isn't edible till it's processed?

watch King of corn sometime.


sivran
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Re:  

Did you know global warming is linked to the decline in pirates on the high seas? Arr!

Mele20
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reply to DarkLogix

Re: [Rant] KFC's "sweet" corn

said by DarkLogix:

said by Ken:

said by Dude111:

ITS REGULAR CORN!!

I seriously doubt that it was regular corn, humans typically don't eat regular corn, we only eat sweet corn.

also did you know that most corn grown now isn't edible till it's processed?

watch King of corn sometime.

What do you mean it isn't edible until processed? I always eat corn on the cob raw with no butter/extra virgin olive oil, salt, pepper on it. I eat it plain and raw. It tastes much better raw (raw foods are really good for you anyway).

What is "sweet corn"? I have never heard that phrase used before. I eat corn on the cob and that is how it is described ....not described as "regular" vs "sweet". It is just fresh, just picked corn on the cob. I don't ever eat frozen or canned corn on or off the cob. I don't eat corn much anymore because most "fresh" corn is not fresh and has lost all nutritional value of which it didn't have much to begin with. (You check by piercing a kernel to see if the fluid runs clear or milky. If milky it is fresh. Also check the tassel, it should be silky and light colored. Never remove the husk until ready to cook and don't buy corn that has the husk removed or that has been in sunlight after being picked). It won't harm you if not fresh and will probably still taste good (but not sweet) but it has lost nutritional value. What will hurt you is that even organic corn on the cob has probably been affected by the GMO's in the regular (non organic) corn.
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Dude111
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Well SWEET CORN is just corn soaked in a sweet sauce to make it taste even better (Price chopper sells some)


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Re: [Rant] KFC's "sweet" corn

well if you're from HI we don't expect you to know the differences between the types of corn. sweet corn is the kind you eat. pop corn you also eat but you pop it first.

field (sometimes called dent corn) you eat in an indirect way as it is used to make syrups and starches and HFCS and shit loads more things. many plastic containers that delis use are made from corn based plastics. you can even buy clothing made from corn. field corn is also used for ethanol and as livestock feed.

Mele20
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Considering that it was Mosanto HERE IN HAWAII that created the first GMO corn I doubt that Hawaii residents don't know about the different types of corn as it has been a subject of great political controversy. Companies like Mosanto have ruined much of our local food supply and have, just as predicted, contaminated the soil of organic farms. I have just never heard of "sweet corn" vs "corn". All fresh, edible corn is "sweet". Soaking fresh corn in a "sweet sauce" so that it is "more" sweet sounds awful to me.

Besides, I grew up on the Mainland. We had a huge garden every year with lots of rows of corn (I almost amputated my big toe when about 8 years old hoeing the soil but that was to plant red radishes and I guess I mistook my toe for a radish). The best way to eat corn is to go into a row of it and pick a ripe stalk of corn, shuck it right there and devour it before even getting out of the row. I guarantee it won't need any "sweet sauce".
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dave
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reply to Dude111
Ignore the dude, he eats at fast food joints, so can't be expected to know about unprocessed food.

'Sweet corn' is simply corn with a higher-than-average sugar content. If you're eating corn on the cob, it's sweet corn.

»oxforddictionaries.com/definitio ··· EET+CORN

»en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sweet_corn

Serve according to taste, with butter and black pepper. Not "sweet sauce", whatever that is.

Round here in New England, they're very fussy about it, to the extent of having preferences about variety. Me, I think it's 'okay'.


thegeek
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reply to Mele20
there is most definitely a difference in field corn and sweet corn. i have no fucking clue what the other person is talking about with sweet sauce.

i highly doubt you ever grew field corn in your garden. you do not want to eat field corn. it is gross. you can easily identify field corn because it is much drier, has a dent in the top of the kernel, and takes longer to grow.

History Channel's series Modern Marvels did an excellent episode on corn once. Here is a youtube video of it. It's worth watching.

»www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1tHgpPy ··· HgpPycmQ


and the best sweet corn is grown in iowa btw.


Ken
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reply to Dude111

Re:  

said by Dude111:

Well SWEET CORN is just corn soaked in a sweet sauce to make it taste even better (Price chopper sells some)

No, not at all. Sweet corn is a type of corn that humans eat. Field corn is a type of corn that animals eat. All the corn on the cob or canned corn you have ever had in your life has been sweet corn. Humans don't eat field corn.