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Confirmed sighting: McDonald's Berry and Yoghurt Crunch, Two Chicken Selects
Posted: 17:17 Fri 02-05-2003. Price: both 99p. Location: McDonald's, Swiss Cottage. Nutritional unusualness: 224 calories in the Berry and Yoghurt Crunch (almost as much as an Apple Pie), though only 5 grams of fat.
Snackspot reports: And this month's major New Taste: New Danger is almost certainly an anglicised version of McDonald's Fruit 'n Yoghurt Parfait (launched around 2 years ago in the USA). It's the old 200ml transparent "Ice-cream sundae" container, almost filled with chilled vanilla yoghurt, with a tasty layer of (tinned?) summer fruits in the middle and a hefty sprinkling of (cinnamon flavoured?) biscuit on the top. You know, it's always a shame when they put away the Creme Egg McFlurries for another year, but this does have the advantage that it doesn't take 3 minutes to make each one. The "Two Chicken Selects", on the other hand, are completely bizarre, and are just two pieces of chicken in a bag - aimed at people who were thinking of buying the Chicken Salsa Flatbread, but were put off by the thought of all that iceberg lettuce, sun-dried tomato flatbread and salsa sauce? Still, now you can always take along your own salad and pitta bread and make your own, and save yourself 1.49 into the bargain.

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Posted: 18:22 Tue 06-05-2003 by Snackspot
Comment: Now I'm jealous - Australians are currently enjoying the "Berry Tornado McFlurry" and "Ragin' Cajun Burger": http://www.mcdonalds.com.au/whatshappening/NewTastesMenu.asp
Posted: 18:42 Tue 06-05-2003 by Snackspot
Comment: I'm on a roll here (clever wording, I know, cheers) - to tie in with the US release of the movie Rugrats Go Wild, "Burger King is sponsoring a John Waters-inspired scratch-and-sniff promotion, with the fast-feeder giving away from June 2-29 with their Kids' Meals some 20 million Odorama cards, which consumers can bring to the theater to unleash such smells as root beer and stinky feet as numbered scenes appear onscreen". http://www.brandweek.com/brandweek/headlines/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1881000 57560 8
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