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McDonald's is Copying One of Chick-fil-A and Panera's Strategies
By: Business Insider
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McDonald's is releasing a new salad mix that's a bit different than the one that customers are accustomed to - and that draws inspiration from other restaurant chains.

The fast-food chain announced on Tuesday that it will be using a new salad blend, which will now include red leaf lettuce and carrot curls, starting in early June.

"Color in produce is an expression of different nutrients," Jessica Foust, a McDonald's Chef and registered dietitian, said in a statement. "The new salad blend offers at least 2.5 cups of vegetables."

The new blend is part of a wider move at McDonald's to create salads that go beyond the boring, iceberg mix. Last year, McDonald's ditched iceberg lettuce in favor of romaine, along with baby spinach and kale, reports Brand Eating.

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