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KFC Jo’burg customers can order from UberEATS

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Uber today announced that its food delivery service, UberEATS, has partnered with fast-food franchise Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC). Johannesburg users will be able to order the menu items through the UberEATS app from 7 June. At launch, only select branches in Fourways, Randburg, Sandton, and Bryanston will be available, with …

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Romans Pizza offering gluten-free bases

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In July 2016, Romans Pizza sent out a tweet asking if it should stock gluten-free pizza bases. The franchise has been relatively quiet on the subject, but it seems those bases are now available. While this new offering is news to us at Next Window Plz, it was first advertised …

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Pioneer Foods launches massive ‘Thanks SA!’ campaign

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South African food and beverage company, Pioneer Foods, has launched a massive cross-brand promotion for consumers and retails. The promotion will run for two months and will include Bokomo cereals, White Star Super Maize Meal, Spekko Rice, Liqui Fruit, Wild Island, Sasko Flour, Sasko Bread, and Imbo. “Aside from being one …

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McDonald’s SA launches #BigMacExcuse campaign

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Fast food chain, McDonald’s, has launched a social media campaign to lower the price of its BigMac meal. Announced on 22 May, customers can tweet or post funny responses to Facebook as to why the price should be lowered, along with using the #BigMacExcuse hashtag. The new, promotional price will …

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Middle class consuming more 100% fruit juices – report

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B2B market research company, Research Survey, released its 2017 South African Fruit Juice Industry report. The 126-page report was compiled during April 2017. The report directly focuses on the SA market. It includes research on various retailers, market trends, and manufacturers. Some of the report’s fruit juice findings According to a sample …

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McCafe to sponsor South African Film and Television Awards

McDonald’s South Africa has announced its McCafe brand will headline sponsorship of the South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTA). The event is set to take place on 18 March at Sun City. In 2016, the brand sponsored the ‘Best Youth Production’ category, but has moved onto the ‘Best Male’ and ‘Best …

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Starbucks SA launches limited edition S’Mores Frappuccino

Starbucks today announced the launch of their latest menu offering, the S’Mores Frappuccino, which will be available from 5 January across all branches for a limited time. The S’Mores Frappuccino consists of marshmallow-infused whipped cream, chocolate sauce, vanilla syrup, and biscuits in a milk, ice, and coffee frappuccino blend. It is based off …

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McDSupremes: McDonald’s SA goes spicy with 3 new burgers

McDonald’s SA is changing things up with their summer offerings adding three new burgers to its line-up for a limited time. All of the new burgers take on a stronger taste by including Peppadews, red onion, rocket, and jalapeños. “As a business, we are constantly evolving. Menu innovation is key for us …

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RocoMamas launches cheeky #ElectionBurger campaign

The US elections are in full swing with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump battling it out. Even though this doesn’t have much to do with SA, local build-your-own-burger restaurant chain, RocoMamas, has launched an #ElectionBurger campaign. “RocoMamas is putting the power of choice and flavour back into the hands of the …

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Coca-Cola re-brands, launches new Life flavour in SA

Soft drink company, Coca-Cola (Coke), has relaunched their product range with a new, unified look. It has been a few years Coke had a re-brand. All Coke products will adopt a full red look for the bulk of the product (cans and bottles). Each flavour will then have their own colour to signify which …

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Video: ‘Top 10 Secret Menu Items’ [in the US]

While South Africa may be a bit sparse on secret menu items, the US has an incredible amount of them. In fact, almost every restaurant chain has some sort of hidden item not listed on the menu. Daily listicle website, WatchMojo.com, has rounded up (in their opinion) the best secret …

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