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McDonald's now does a Big Mac with bacon - and it looks incredible; This is the first time the Big Mac has been changed in the UK.

Byline: Lottie Gibbons

McDonald's have announced that the whole Big Mac family is now available with bacon.

This is the first time theiconic Big Machas been changed in the UK since the burger's creation in 1968.

But opinion is divided on the addition.

Big Mac puristsare questioning if the burger should even be classed as a Big Mac at all, whilst others are welcoming the new addition in to the Big Mac family with open arms.

McDonald's fans will also be delighted to hear that theGrand Big Mac and Mac Jrare back by popular demand - the first time the burgers have returned following their initial sell-out launch.

And bacon lovers can get the variants with bacon too.

The Big Mac Bacon, Grand Big Mac Bacon and Mac Jr. Bacon are available in restaurants nationwide for a limited time only until March 19.

The Big Mac Bacon is made from two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions, sandwiched between a three-piece sesame seed bun and now bacon and costs [pounds sterling]3.09.

The limited-edition Mac Jr Bacon is made with the all same iconic ingredients (with one less patty), the Mac Jr. is smaller than a Big Mac and finished with bacon and costs [pounds sterling]2.29.

The limited-edition Grand Big Mac Bacon: With the same Big Mac ingredients, the Grand Big Mac offers the one-of-a-kind taste you love in a larger size with a bacon addition and costs [pounds sterling]4.09.

Restaurant owners hit back

Michelle Graham-Clare, Head of Marketing at McDonald's UK said: "The customer reaction to our Grand Big Mac and Mac Jr. last year was phenomenal, the love for the iconic Big Mac surpassed all expectations.

"Which is why I am delighted to introduce bacon to the Big Mac range, a twist on a classic which has sparked debates around the world -- is a Big Mac still a Big Mac if you add bacon?"


Credit: Myles New Photographer

Big Mac Bacon

Credit: Myles New Photographer

Mac Junior Bacon

Credit: Myles New Photographer

Grand Big Mac Bacon

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Publication:Crosby Herald (Liverpool, England)
Date:Jan 28, 2019
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