As part of an ongoing partnership between Google and Nestle, 600,000 KitKat wrappers in the UK will be rebranded as “YouTube Break”. As part of the promotion, Nestle will sponsor YouTube’s trending videos on UK mobile devices, repeatedly displaying the candy on smartphone screens. In addition, users can gain access to the day’s top-performing clips by utilizing their phone’s voice recognition software to say “YouTube my break”.
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Cadbury UK has teamed up with food artist Prudence Staite to create 50 limited edition “Cadbury Dairy Milk Spectacular 7″ bars that will offer seven different Cadbury flavors under one wrapper. In addition to the original Dairy Milk, the bars will feature Oreo, Caramel, Whole Nut, Fruit & Nut, Turkish Delight and Daim bar fillings – each arranged by row so they can be savored as your taste buds demand.
In order to obtain one of these rare bars, interested parties are asked to keep an eye on Cadbury UK’s Twitter feed, which will eventually post the pertinent details. Unfortunately, those in the states will apparently be left out of the offer due to a deal between Hershey’s and Let’s Buy British Imports that ended the import of Cadbury chocolates made overseas.
Chipotle investors recently learned in an earnings call that the chain will commence a delivery service after signing a deal with the Postmates start-up. The company promises deliveries in 60 minutes or less and revealed that they delivered $500,000 worth of Chipotle orders even before an official deal had been inked.
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However, there are some drawbacks with the service, including the fact that Postmates currently operates on only 67 markets. There’s also the hefty fee (said to exceed $11) that will be added to your order.
Currently, it is unknown if an official deal will result in lower delivery fees, but we assume that many won’t care, as they were completely sold with the phrase “burrito delivery”.
(via Mashable / Image via Alpha)
Starting in April, several McDonald’s locations in San Diego will finally give customers all-day access to the breakfast menu.
In a company statement to the Chicago Tribune, McDonald’s notes:
“We know our customers love McDonald’s breakfast and they tell us they’d like to enjoy it beyond the morning hours. So next month, we will begin testing all-day breakfast at select restaurants in the San Diego area. We look forward to learning from this test, and it’s premature to speculate on any outcomes.”
McDonald’s has avoided the all-day breakfast option in the past noting a lack of shelf and grill space as the main factors. However, the move makes sense given the fact that breakfast accounts for 25 percent of the company’s sales, and a recent National Restaurant Association survey pointed out that roughly 70 percent of Americans want to dine on breakfast dishes around-the-clock.
Those two factors, combined with the company’s recent struggles, may have finally given McDonald’s the push it needed.
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Due to the rampant popularity of honey butter chips in South Korea, McDonald’s chains in the country are planning on introducing honey butter french fries fairly soon. The fries will be available from February 27 to March 8, and I have a feeling that they’re going to be a real hit.
I have to admit, I’m a little jealous. Honey butter French fries sound amazing don’t they?
(Naver via Kotaku)
The Instagram user that recently leaked photos of Red Velvet Oreo cookies and S’mores Oreo cookies is back to unveil pics of a cotton candy version. since “cookie0man” has been correct before, it’s fairly safe to say that you’ll see these limited edition cookies on your store shelves very soon.
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KFC recently announced that they will be offering Seattle’s Best coffee at its UK locations, and decided to take the launch a step further by pouring the brew into specially designed edible cups.
The chain teamed up with food scientists at The Robin Collective to create the ice cream cone-inspired vessel, dubbed “Scoff-ee Cup”, which is made from a biscuit wrapped in sugar paper and lined with a layer of white chocolate. Over time, the cup will soften to the point where it melts in your mouth.
The cups will also be enhanced with questionable “mood improving aromas”, such as “coconut sun cream”, “freshly cut grass” and “wild flowers” which are intended to “evoke the positive memories we associate with warm weather, sunshine and summer holidays.”
With names like “Kentucky Fried Chicken” and “Seattle’s Best Coffee”, you’d think the states would be the perfect place to debut such an item – but for the time being they will only be offered at a limited number of locations around the UK.
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Butterfinger bars are delicious, but they’re not exactly healthy. I mean, all that sugar aside, chocolates like these are generally loaded with artificial ingredients—including food dyes and preservatives. However, Nestlé USA is planning on removing these unnatural elements from its chocolate products by the end of this year. Over 250 Nestle chocolate products, ranging from Butterfinger bars to Baby Ruth and 100 Grand bars, will be affected by this change.
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McDonald’s is now offering extremely limited edition 500ml bottles of its Big Mac special sauce with 100% of the proceeds going to Ronald McDonald House Charities. The first of 200 is currently up for grabs on eBay and as of this writing has 135 bids and sits at the totally incomprehensible price of roughly $18,000 US. This may be because all the proceeds are going to charity, but for some it also could be based on the description, which states that the sauce will make everything, from leftovers to Hungarian Goulash, taste better.
If you can’t afford the high price tag, you could try and get one of the 600 25ml tubs of the sauce that will be sold in certain locations around Australia for only $.39. Meanwhile the rest of us will be forced to buy a ton of Big Macs and scrape the sauce into a bottle.
Or, you know, use one of the endless clone recipes that can be found on the Internet.
(eBay / Independent via Eater)
You may think that the world is awash in stupid baby names, but a French court found it necessary to step in and actually ban a family from calling their kid “Nutella”, stating that naming a human being after a hazelnut spread is “contrary to the child’s interest” and “can only lead to teasing or disparaging thoughts”.
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The parents showed their feelings by skipping out on a scheduled court appearance, prompting the court to shorten the baby’s name to “Ella” – a move that will surely be recognized only in an official capacity.
(Time via TMS)