McDonald’s introduced it’s persevering with on the limited-edition movie star collaboration meal observe, this time with rapper Saweetie. The Saweetie Meal, debuting August 9, includes a Huge Mac, a four-piece Hen McNuggets, medium fries, medium Sprite, Tangy BBQ Sauce, and one thing known as “Saweetie ‘N Bitter” sauce.
Just lately, Saweetie has emerged not solely as a musician, however as an beginner chef. She revealed a set of recipes for issues like “Oysters a la Prime Ramen” and “Secret Alfredo Sauce” on The Ringer, and can be featured in Paris Hilton’s new cooking present, Cooking With Paris. She additionally went viral for placing ranch dressing on pasta. In a press release, Saweetie says she hopes her love of mashing up flavors is obvious in her meal.
“McDonald’s and I run deep – from rising up again in Hayward, California, all by my faculty days – so I needed to convey my icy gang in on my all-time favorites,” she mentioned. “Relying on the temper I’m in, there are such a lot of methods to get pleasure from my order.”
McDonald’s launched a picture of how to combine and match the meal, together with placing fries within the Huge Mac, or placing Hen McNuggets between the buns.
The meal is being launched at a time when the U.S. is going through provide chain shortages in lots of staple substances, together with hen. Due partially to the quick meals hen sandwich wars (which McDonald’s not too long ago tried to enter once more), hen provide is low, and chickens can’t hatch sufficient eggs to fulfill demand. “Along with breeding woes, the American hen business that’s concentrated largely within the South contended with a extreme winter storm in February that killed tons of of hundreds of birds,” in line with Bloomberg. It’s gotten so dangerous that Popeyes started stockpiling hen forward of the discharge of its new hen nuggets.
McDonald’s has additionally confronted provide points with its movie star collaborations earlier than. The Travis Scott meal was so fashionable that it resulted in a scarcity of quarter pounders, they usually needed to ration substances to verify eating places every had enough provide. McDonald’s might be ready to deal with a McNugget scarcity, however the place it could possibly be affected is costs. McDonald’s has not mentioned how a lot the Saweetie meal will price, solely that costs will “differ by location.” It wouldn’t be out of the query for McNuggets to be dearer. A minimum of till these hen sandwich wars die down.