Yum! Brands, the fast food company so excitable it requires an exclamation point, is about to trim some fat from its lineup up eateries. The company has announced its intention to put its Long John Silver’s and A&W All-American Food chains on the market.
One of America’s fast-food supersleuths, Carlo Gesualdo, has broke open a secret about McDonalds: the McChicken Value Meal is a scam! At the franchise he visited in Edmond, Oklahoma, a McChicken Value Meal costs $4.09, but the sandwich, drink, and fries—the same items in said Value Meal—cost only $3.49 total. In other words, the Value Meal costs 60¢ more than the individual components!
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz recently told investors that they could expect some exciting new “breakfast pairings” at “attractive” prices… which sounds a lot like nice way to say “value meal” to us.