- McDonald’s China is promoting a limited-edition Spam and cookie burger that is solely accessible for sooner or later.
- For 13.14 yen ($2), diners can get a burger with two thick slices of Spam topped with a beneficiant portion of crushed Oreo-style cookies and a creamy white sauce.
- Reactions to the burger have been combined, however one reviewer known as it “unexpectedly scrumptious.”
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In early December, Burger King Singapore launched an ice-cream sundae stuffed full of French fries after it seen diners dunking fries of their ice-cream. Now, McDonald’s China is cashing in on the sweet-savory development.
Its newest meals merchandise is a burger filled with Spam — canned, cooked pork — topped with crushed Oreos and doused in creamy sauce.
However the 13.14 yen ($2) burger is just accessible on Monday, in accordance with a post by McDonald’s on the Chinese language social media platform Weibo, and simply 400,000 of the gadgets are up for grabs.
Promotional photographs launched by the quick meals chain present two thick slices of the canned pork, topped with a beneficiant portion of crushed cookies after which a creamy white sauce, which one reviewer said was mayonnaise.
The pictures solely present the Spam emblem, however a publish from McDonald’s on Weibo referred to Oreo cookies. A Twitter user identified that they could be a different-branded model of the same-style cookies.
Critiques of the burger on Weibo are typically lukewarm. Some diners say the style is nearly palatable — however one review known as the burger “unexpectedly scrumptious.”
Daniel Ahmad, a online game trade analyst who shared the promotional images on Twitter, stated that “folks in China hate this too.”
“A few of y’all saying ‘Why would China do that’ appear to have forgotten that McDonald’s is an American firm,” he added.
“If something it is a declaration of struggle on China by the US.”