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McDonald’s to launch its own plant-based burger, the McPlant

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desidavey wrote: I'll McPass on it.
I'll try it if they'll let me have one for $3. It better not be tiny though.
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playnicee1 wrote: Big Mac is still $3 in the app.
it's $5.99 here in downtown toronto
menu price on nov 9 2020
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oicthat2013 wrote: it's $5.99 here in downtown toronto
menu price on nov 9 2020
On my phone I have a McDonald's app with coupons
"Offer expires in 6 days"
Big Mac $3
Buy a sandwich get one 50% off
and
Mobile orders only: Spend $10 or more pre tax & get $2 off

Hopefully, once available, the McPlant will be offered for $3 in the same app.
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desidavey wrote: I'll McPass on it.
These "burgers" are so processed with crap to make them taste like beef. MUCH rather have the beef!
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oicthat2013 wrote: it's $5.99 here in downtown toronto
menu price on nov 9 2020
That's cheaper than the location across from the ROM, it's $6.19 there.

playnicee1 wrote: On my phone I have a McDonald's app with coupons
"Offer expires in 6 days"
Big Mac $3
Buy a sandwich get one 50% off
and
Mobile orders only: Spend $10 or more pre tax & get $2 off

Hopefully, once available, the McPlant will be offered for $3 in the same app.

Some app offers are targeted, so you're lucky you got the $3 Big Mac offer.
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kool1 wrote: These "burgers" are so processed with crap to make them taste like beef. MUCH rather have the beef!
Exactly!

I much prefer a good veggie burger that actually tastes like a good veggie burger vs one pretending to taste like a beef burger.
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oicthat2013 wrote: . i doubt mcd will price the franken-meat mcplant sandwich
Pretty sure McDs is not using you to come up with their marketing copy. Smiling Face With Open Mouth And Smiling Eyes
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voltagedrop wrote: Some app offers are targeted, so you're lucky you got the $3 Big Mac offer.
This week, the app is telling me that it's $3 for a Quarter Pounder burger.
I wonder how much the "special" price will be for the McPlant when the time comes to promote that in the app...hopefully $3.
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desidavey wrote: I'll McPass on it.
Why? Have you tried? Is it same as the ones they were piloting in select locations?

The beyond meat burger at A&W is great and my fav fastfood burger regardless of meat or not
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To bring in more customers, all McDonald has to do is bring back their pizza. If production time is an issue, just make it order online/phone and schedule a pick up time.
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I like that Mcds is honest and calling it a plant sandwich, instead of a burger (which it is not). I'll give it a try just because of this.
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StatsGuy wrote: Why? Have you tried? Is it same as the ones they were piloting in select locations?

The beyond meat burger at A&W is great and my fav fastfood burger regardless of meat or not
When I go to McD's (which isn't often) I'm not going to get something healthy or trendy. I just want a Big Mac combo with a sundae or a coffee and muffin or even a breakfast combo.
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Interesting it's already out in Woodstock.

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