Burger King nixes lower-calorie ‘Satisfries’

By From page B6 | August 14, 2014

NEW YORK — Burger King is getting rid of its lower-calorie french fries at most restaurants after less than a year.

The Miami-based chain said in a statement that it gave its franchisees the option to continue selling the french fries earlier this week. Only about 2,500 of the approximately 7,400 locations in the U.S. and Canada opted to continue selling them as a permanent item. The others have started phasing them out.

The french fries, called “Satisfries,” were a big bet for Burger King when they were announced in September. But they weren’t as well received as Burger King had hoped.


The Associated Press

The Associated Press


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  • JimboAugust 14, 2014 - 11:12 am

    Perhaps it was because they tasted like microwaved french fries.

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  • C. PerryAugust 14, 2014 - 4:10 pm

    They tasted like little strips of cardboard. I like the regular fries better. :-)

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