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Grand Big Mac from McDonald’s [Review] [update]

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UPDATE 2016-06-04: McDonald’s Kenilworth addressed my concerns in this article and provided me with a new Grand Big Mac to try out. I am happy to report that it was a much better burger, but still a large Big Mac. To celebrate 50 years of the Big Mac, McDonald’s South …

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McDonald’s SA launches two new Big Mac burgers

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On the 14th of May, McDonald’s South Africa (along with Australia) launched two new Big Mac variants: Mac Jr., and Grand Big Mac. As part of the iconic burger’s 50th Anniversary, there has been a lot of marketing surrounding the #BigMacYourWay campaign. The new Big Mac burgers The Mac Jr. consists …

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Fillet-O-Fish from McDonald’s [Review]

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The Fillet-O-Fish from McDonald’s is somewhat of an anomaly. Not only is it the only fish-based item on the menu but the staff doesn’t always know it exists. In fact, when ordering the item for review, the workers behind the counter gave me quite a few puzzled looks. I mentioned …

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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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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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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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Japan McDonalds “goes” ahead with Pokémon tie-in

Japan’s McDonalds restaurants are becoming PokéStops and Gyms for Pokémon Go players. This new collaboration marks the game’s first official sponsorship. The deal allows players to collect items and battle against peers at McDonalds’ 2 900 restaurants across the country. The announcement triggered a spike in shares in the Japanese …

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