BTS and McDonald’s Collab Brings New South Korean-Inspired Sauces to ARMY in Nearly 50 Countries

BTS and McDonald’s Collab Brings New South Korean-Inspired Sauces to ARMY in Nearly 50 Countries

April 19, 2021
The BTS ARMY has something new to look forward to next month as the South Korean supergroup collaborates with McDonald’s on a signature order.
The BTS-approved meal will include a 10-piece Chicken McNuggets, medium fries and a medium Coke, according to a press release. 
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The meal, available on May 26, will also come with two new sauces inspired by the menu found at McDonald’s branches in South Korea: sweet chili and cajun.
The South Korean boy band shared great experiences with the fast-food company, their label BIGHIT MUSIC shared.
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“We’re excited about this collaboration and can’t wait to share the BTS Meal with the world,” the label said.
The BTS meal follows McDonald’s previous partnerships with Travis Scott and J Balvin last year, as part of the fast-food chain’s Famous Orders program. It is the first celebrity collaboration from the program to become available in nearly 50 countries and markets.
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“BTS truly lights up the world stage, uniting people across the globe through their music. We’re excited to bring customers even closer to their beloved band in a way only McDonald’s can – through our delicious food – when we introduce the BTS signature order on our menu next month,” McDonald’s USA CMO Morgan Flatley said.
Last month the seven-member group, which was named Time Magazine “Entertainer of the Year” in 2020, released a statement on social media, condemning anti-Asian hate
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“We recall moments when we faced discrimination as Asians,” they wrote. “We have endured expletives without reason and were mocked for the way we look.”
“We stand against racial discrimination. We condemn violence. You, I and we all have the right to be respected. We will stand together.” 
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      Kimberly Nguyen

      Kimberly Nguyen is a contributor at NextShark




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