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McDonald fries secret ingredients?

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  • Jun 17th, 2017 7:49 pm
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flyingnurse wrote:
May 19th, 2017 3:25 pm
Beef lard ? I don't eat anything beef related, would have been nice to know this information 10 years ago.
i heard they used real beef flavouring after they stopped using beef tallow, but i think any flavouring they use now is a vegetable based imitation...at least in canada.
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The smart thing to do to always get fresh fries is to order fries with no salt.
How do the fries taste without salt? Is salt part of the "secret"?
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CocoJambo wrote:
May 20th, 2017 12:10 am
New York fries are better
it is too far to travel to New York just to eat fries.
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picard12 wrote:
May 20th, 2017 1:02 am
it is too far to travel to New York just to eat fries.
They are every where in Toronto. Google
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playnicee1 wrote:
May 19th, 2017 10:08 pm
The smart thing to do to always get fresh fries is to order fries with no salt.
How do the fries taste without salt? Is salt part of the "secret"?
first ask if the fries were just made...I remember seeing them just make new fries and some ******* asked for unsalted fries...they made him wait 15 minutes and everyone was just getting fresh fries since it was just made
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Redsanta wrote:
May 20th, 2017 1:03 am
Popeyes fries are better...
Popeyes fries are probably the worst fries of any fast food restaurant.
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flyingnurse wrote:
May 19th, 2017 3:25 pm
Beef lard ? I don't eat anything beef related, would have been nice to know this information 10 years ago.
Canadian fries and oil have been vegetarian for at least the last 10 years - I worked there back then when they switched. It was probably 2006 or so?
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playnicee1 wrote:
May 19th, 2017 10:08 pm
The smart thing to do to always get fresh fries is to order fries with no salt.
How do the fries taste without salt? Is salt part of the "secret"?
lol you really like to waste time, don't you?
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toronto19850 wrote:
May 16th, 2017 3:49 pm
they used to use cow fat to fry them in

I think they changed it though
Yupp, it was called tallow. It was WAY Better. Ask any body who's in their 30s or older and they'll tell you how great the fries were. Like addictive. A couple of vegetarian were horrified not knowing it was beef fat flavouring since they said they cooked it in vegtable oil so they sued McDonald's. If McDonald's wants to turn around it's sinking ship, they have to start offering that again.

This commercial today would seem silly, but bring them fries back, and it's as real as it gets. Better than any of the new stuff out there
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picard12 wrote:
May 16th, 2017 3:16 pm
what is the secret ingredients in the fries? The fries taste much better any competitors.
OP are you 'Picard' from FWAAM?!
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toronto19850 wrote:
May 20th, 2017 9:57 am
first ask if the fries were just made...I remember seeing them just make new fries and some ******* asked for unsalted fries...they made him wait 15 minutes and everyone was just getting fresh fries since it was just made
LNahid2000 wrote:
May 22nd, 2017 9:36 pm
lol you really like to waste time, don't you?
I don't care if the fries are fresh or not... I just don't like salt on my fries so I always ask for no salt.
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superfresh89 wrote:
May 23rd, 2017 2:40 pm
I don't care if the fries are fresh or not... I just don't like salt on my fries so I always ask for no salt.
Can't tell if you're trolling...your meal there still probably has 1000mg of salt...and the fries still have sodium....

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