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French Fry Shortages Go Global on Supply Chain Disruption

  • Some KFC Singapore outlets serving potato waffles instead
  • Growing port congestion affecting shipments of frozen food
McDonald's Pursues Perfect Fries In Taste Test At Headquarters

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Southeast Asian fast-food chains are being hit by a shortage of French fries as supply-chain snarls slow shipments of the frozen item from the U.S. and Europe.