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KFC celebrates 50 Golden Years in Mzansi with R50 Million in REAL GOLD

Setting a new gold standard for anniversary celebrations KFC will celebrate 50 years of sharing our Secret Recipe with Mzansi in epic style, with a hunt for real gold coins. As a brand that believes in generosity and uplifting our loyal fans we’ll share our celebration with SA to the tune of R50 million in real gold!

The limited edition 24-carat KFC Real Gold Tokens could be won between 30 March and 28 June 2021 by anyone who digs into a KFC Golden bucket (9, 15, 21 piece or Golden Bucket for One). Golden buckets will be available for purchase in store, via the drive thru or by ordering online or on the KFC App.

If owning gold is on your investment bucket list, order a KFC Golden Bucket and enter and stand a chance to win real gold!

KFC GOLD HUNT Augmented Reality Experience

To put a modern and digital twist on the historical Gold Rush history of Mzansi, KFC has launched an Augmented Reality ‘KFC Gold Hunt’ . With a first of its kind technology for a restaurant brand in SA, fans stand a chance to win MORE real gold and other prizes. From the 8 April to 22 May 2021 KFC will be dropping virtual Golden Buckets hidden in and around KFC restaurants nationwide. Using your smartphone, hunt for these digital buckets to see what’s inside and you could win REAL GOLD and other prizes ranging from Data and KFC menu items.


  • 1. Register on the KFC Gold Hunt site using your smartphone https://kfcgoldhunt.co.za & your +27 cellphone number.
  • 2. Look on the map to find where Golden Buckets are available in and around KFC stores.
  • 3. Tap “View in AR” to see the Golden Buckets in Augmented Reality. You need to be within 40 meters of a Golden Bucket.
  • 4. Pick up Golden Bucket.
  • 5. Tap the Golden Bucket in your Gold Vault to reveal if you have won a prize.

The virtual Golden Buckets will be dropped daily at KFC restaurant locations, with new prizes to be won each day! Keep a look out on the map and catch them while you can! You get 2 plays per day for the campaign period (8 April to 22 May 2021). So get hunting!


1. Set your browser to default.

iOS > Safari. Android > Chrome.

2. Share your location.

Go to privacy settings. Turn location services ‘on’. Allow location access.

3. Redeem your prizes

To redeem a KFC meal item, present your voucher code instore, or via online purchase at checkout before 11:59pm on 7th June 2021.

If you have won data, this is automatically loaded via SMS.

If you have won a KFC Real Gold Token, you will be contacted directly using your +27 cellphone number.

KFC Turns the First store in SA Orange Grove store (The OG) GOLD Overnight

In homage to their history, KFC has gone back to their roots, to where it all began – to the first ever South African KFC Store in Orange Grove which today, is still serving the same Finger Lickin’ Goodness to its neighbourhood that it has for the past 50 years. To shine a light on this achievement, KFC Orange Grove literally turned GOLD overnight. The usually red-black-and-white store we all know now dons a fully golden exterior in celebration of KFC’s 50-year journey in SA.

Dig in Mzansi for the ultimate hunt for real gold with KFC! Purchase any Golden Bucket and enter with your unique code or visit https://kfcgoldhunt.co.za and get hunting for gold.

KFC’s 50th. Your Celebration. Dig in and get hunting for Real Gold.

#KFCTurns50 #KFCRealGold

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