30.5 C
New York

Wendy’s adds menu item dropped by McDonald’s


Customers who bemoaned the lack of McDonald’s beloved Snack Wraps in 2016 will soon have the ability to sate their cravings at a competitor. 

Starting Tuesday, Wendy’s is launching a Grilled Chicken Ranch Wrap as a lighter menu option for those searching for a recent snack obsession.

The tortilla wrap comes with diced grilled chicken, shredded cheddar cheese, fresh romaine lettuce and ranch dressing.

In a news release Thursday, Wendy’s touted the brand new handheld snack as “the right flavor-packed meal for people on-the-go.” 

“It’s no secret that at Wendy’s, we all know Ranch,” said John Li, vp of culinary innovation for The Wendy’s Co. “There are various who’ve tried to master the grilled chicken wrap, but we’re not snacking around with our offering. From our classic creamy ranch sauce to the nice and cozy wrap folded perfectly for people on the move, our team built a wrap that’s worthy of the entrée menu.”

McDonald’s ditched Snack Wraps in 2016 amid lackluster sales and complaints from franchisees that the tortilla wraps with items like crispy chicken and veggies were too difficult to make. 

Wendy’s will launch the Grilled Chicken Ranch Wrap as a lighter menu option on the menu. NurPhoto via Getty Images

Wendy’s twist on the tortilla wrap will use grilled chicken, not fried, and goals to fill the gap left by its golden-arched rival. 

Also coming Tuesday is a recent Blueberry Pomegranate Lemonade and Grilled Chicken Cobb Salad.

The tasty recent drink is being rolled out just because the weather warms up.  

The new Blueberry Pomegranate Lemonade, Grilled Chicken Ranch Wrap and Grilled Chicken Cobb Salad will debut on Tuesday.The brand new Blueberry Pomegranate Lemonade, Grilled Chicken Ranch Wrap and Grilled Chicken Cobb Salad will debut on Tuesday.Corbis via Getty Images

“We’re all the time listening to our fans and introducing exciting recent menu items to present them exactly what they’re craving,” said Carl Loredo, Wendy’s global chief marketing officer. “Our Dave’s Craft Lemonades have been a fan-favorite menu item for years, and our all-natural lemonade foundation allows us to bring flavor innovation like nobody else within the business. We’re excited to kick off the season and provides our passionate fans one other irresistibly delicious flavor with Blueberry Pomegranate Lemonade.” 

The brand new Cobb salad features applewood smoked bacon, diced tomatoes, grilled chicken, crispy fried onions and diced egg. 

Fast-food chains are all the time making adjustments to their menus to maintain things fresh and customers interested.

Last weekend, Yum Brands’ Taco Bell brought back a blast from the past by reintroducing their fan-favorite Volcano Burrito and Volcano Tacos, complete with optional Lava Sauce.

And KFC revived its iconic and fast-selling Double Down Sandwich for a limited time in March. 

McDonald’s, meanwhile, is currently testing a partnership with Krispy Kreme to sell donuts at roughly 160 McDonald’s restaurants within the Louisville and Lexington areas of Kentucky. 

Get the latest Sports Updates (Soccer, NBA, NFL, Hockey, Racing, etc.) and Breaking News From the United States, United Kingdom, and all around the world.

Related articles


Recent articles