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Taco Bell Testing Kit Kat and Forever 21 Collaborations

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Taco Bell announced recently that they are testing out a new “Kit Kat Chocoladilla” in select stores. The menu item consists of melted chocolate and pieces of Kit Kat (or Twix at some locations) stuffed inside a flour tortilla and grilled. The restaurant chain is reportedly serving the dessert at several Wisconsin locationsTaco Bell offers a similar chocolate quesadilla called the “Chocodilla” in several countries abroad, including the U.K. The Kit Kat Chocoladilla will sell for $1 in the United States. No word yet on if and when the item will make it to Texas Taco Bell locations.

Forever Taco Bell

Forever Taco Bell

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In other Taco Bell news, the company announced in September that they were collaborating with the popular clothing chain Forever 21, According to a press release from Taco Bell, the two like-minded brands, together at the intersection of culture and innovation, are joining forces to make fall wardrobes a whole lot saucier. The collection became available globally on Forever21.com and in select Forever 21 stores domestically on October 11 of this year.

Inspired by iconic graphics that each brand is known for and set against a mix of playfully vibrant prints, the collection features tops, bodysuits and cropped hoodies for women. For men, a sweatshirt, hoodie and anorak jacket are updated with pops of color and distinctive illustrations that effortlessly bring the heat. The exclusive collection also features select graphic tees, a pullover, and hoodie for girls.

We are excited about this partnership with Taco Bell,” said Linda Chang, Forever 21 Vice President of Merchandising. “Food, like fashion, is driven by trends and culture. Merging fashion and food in this collection gives our customers a new way to experience both our brands.”

Taco Bell: Serving “Tay Kohs” Since 1962

Kit Kat

Photo: Flickr/Mike Mozart

Glen Bell opened his first Taco Bell restaurant in Downey, California, serving what his customers called “Tay-Kohs,” in 1962. Taco Bell serves more than 2 billion customers each year at 7,000 restaurants (Texas has 590 of these), more than 80 percent of which are owned and operated by independent franchisees and licensees.