Food in the news – 13 December
Food in the news – here are the food stories that have been making the news this week.
McDonalds will let customers build their own burgers for the first time
The company said it plans to expand the “create your own taste” option to 2,000 of its 14,000 US locations by next year, as part of program to boost sliding sales. The burger chain’s plans to stop the decline include an expansion of a test that lets people build their own burgers by tapping on a touchscreen.
Pizza Hut launches eccentric Dorito pizza
Just when you thought food hybrids couldn’t get any more disturbing, Pizza Hut decided that pizza and nachos would be a match made in heaven. Though it may look like a spoof, the chain really has begun to sell a pizza with Doritos cooked into the crust.
Aldi’s organics entry could cause a price war
Is this the Starbucks of the future?
The news that Starbucks is opening another store may not seem like news at all, but this time it’s with a twist. The Starbucks Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room is a new phenomenon in the coffee world, where the beans are roasted on the shop floor before being sent via pneumatic tubes to the baristas.
One of the worlds rarest beers on sale in Britain
Can drinking water transform your looks?