Food: Go green

(From The Strait Times)

McDonald’s has just launched a new item that may come as a surprise to many – a Veggie Crunch burger.

The patty of this vegetable-based burger is made with green peas, green beans, carrots, potatoes and red bell peppers and the burger comes with crisp cucumber slices and shredded lettuce.

Topped with “a tinge of Veggie Crunch sauce for extra oomph”, says its website, it costs $3.

The fast food giant has always been fast to catch up onto local food trends – remember the limited-period salted egg yolk chicken burger? – but this veggie burger is here to stay. Read more



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