Hungry Kiwis eager for their KFC fix were disappointed today, as staff at the fast food giant, along with those at Pizza Hut, Carl's Jr and Starbucks walked off the job.
The Unite Union is attempting to negotiate a new collective agreement and higher hourly rates.
It means customers wanting their bucket of K-fry or Mocha Frappuccino from Starbucks have to wait until tomorrow to indulge.
Picket lines were set up from midday in Auckland, Rotorua, Palmerston North, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin.
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