BURGER KING, CHEETOS® brand to introduce new Mac n’ Cheetos™

New Mac n’ Cheetos™ Mashup Features CHEETOS® Crispiness Outside, Creamy Mac n’ Cheese Inside

MIAMI , 2016-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — BURGER KING® restaurants and the CHEETOS® brand have collaborated for the first time to introduce new Mac n’ Cheetos™, making for a very cheesy summer. The new snack mashup is a portable combination of creamy mac n’ cheese covered with crispy CHEETOS® flavor. Mac n’ Cheetos™ are a tasty reimagination of classic mac n’ cheese that the CHEETOS® brand and BURGER KING® restaurants boldly dare to offer, starting June 27 for a limited time at participating restaurants.

For anyone who ever wished they could eat warm mac n’ cheese like they do a bag of chips, Mac n’ Cheetos™ make the previously unthinkable a reality. Now with this cheesy treat, everyone can snack on-the-go whether en route to the beach or during a summer road trip.

“Mac n’ Cheetos™ are a doubly cheesy combination of warm mac n’ cheese covered with that crispy CHEETOS® flavor everyone loves,” said Axel Schwan, Executive Vice President and Global Chief Marketing Officer, for the BURGER KING® brand. “No one understands snacking better than CHEETOS®, and our expertise at BURGER KING® restaurants’ is serving guests on the go, so it just made sense that we come together to reinvent this favorite food like it’s never been done before.”

“Mac n’ Cheetos™ is a Dangerously Cheesy re-imagination of mac n’ cheese,” said Roberto Rios, Chief Marketing Officer, PepsiCo Foodservice. “The BURGER KING® brand was the perfect partner to bring this delicious and portable snack to life for lovers of cheese all around and our fans.”

Mac n’ Cheetos™ come in an order of five pieces at the recommended price of $2.49 and will be available for a limited time at participating BURGER KING® restaurants.

About the BURGER KING® Brand
Founded in 1954, the BURGER KING® brand is the second largest fast food hamburger chain in the world. The original HOME OF THE WHOPPER®, the BURGER KING® system operates more than 14,000 locations in approximately 100 countries and U.S. territories. Almost 100 percent of BURGER KING® restaurants are owned and operated by independent franchisees, many of them family-owned operations that have been in business for decades. The BURGER KING® brand is owned by Restaurant Brands International Inc. (TSX,NYSE:QSR), one of the world’s largest quick service restaurant companies with more than $23 billion in system sales and over 19,000 restaurants. To learn more about the BURGER KING® brand, please visit the BURGER KING® brand website at www.bk.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About Cheetos
CHEETOS® is one of many Frito-Lay brands in North America – the $14 billion convenient foods business unit of PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP), which is headquartered in Purchase, NY. Learn more about Frito-Lay at the corporate website, http://www.fritolay.com, the Snack Chat blog, http://www.snacks.com and on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/fritolay. Learn more about Cheetos by visitingwww.facebook.com/Cheetos.

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Brooke Scher Mogan
212-230-1800
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ALISON BROD PUBLIC RELATIONS
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Kimberly Scott
972-334-5098
kimberly.scott@pepsico.com

PEPSICO, INC., FRITO-LAY NORTH AMERICA
New Mac n’ Cheetos™ Mashup Features CHEETOS® Crispiness Outside, Creamy Mac n’ Cheese Inside

Source: Burger King

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