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Fast Food Week!

More Holiday specials to report this week. And Arby’s takes the lead with two big offerings. Krispy Kreme unveils its Holiday doughnuts, Burger King is bringing back 89-Cent Pancakes (limited time), and Jello is launching Edible Slime just in time for Christmas…

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Cocoa: Both An Art And A Science

We here in Canada’s Capital woke up to a couple of inches / 3-4 cm of snow this morning, our first significant snowfall of the season. And, when I stuck my head out the front door to bring in the newspaper, the nip in the air made me think of… Cocoa!

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Horton’s Launches Kids’ Menu

Tim Horton’s Has had a tough couple of years, what with bad press from it’s lingering standoff with angry franchisees, plummeting brand popularity, slumping sales and tanking share prices. Now, it’s trying something new to rehabilitate the brand…

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‘Vegan Pledge’ Aimed At Saving Turkeys

If you’ve been following this blog for some time, you’ll know that we take every opportunity to spotlight PETA promotions – many of which leave much to be desired in the ‘good taste’ department. But, now, the animal welfare group is trying something else for the holidays…

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Fast Food Week!

Here we are again, running down the week’s top stories from the Fast Food World. It’s (almost) all about the holidays this week, with mouthwatering menu announcements from IHOP, Pringles and McDonald’s. And KFC tempts your sweet tooth with an encore performance by its Chicken and Waffles…

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Ads vs. Reality: UPDATE

We’ve looked at this issue before, but, now, a non-food company has commissioned a formal study comparing consumers’ reactions to Fast Food ads and their reactions to similarly-staged photos of the real menu item. The divergence between some ad pix and real-product photos is astounding…

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