Wendy’s goes all in on bacon and cheddar
By Bob Sims, Meat+Poultry
DUBLIN, OHIO – The Wendy’s Co. has announced the launch of its new Big Bacon Cheddar Cheeseburger. The new offering is Wendy’s third addition to the Made to Crave lineup this year. The Made to Crave menu also includes the Bourbon Bacon Cheeseburger, the Pretzel Bacon Pub Cheeseburger, the Big Bacon Classic Cheeseburger, the Jalapeno Popper Chicken sandwich and the Pretzel Bacon Pub Chicken sandwich.
The new burger consists of fresh, never-frozen beef topped with applewood smoked bacon, bacon sauce, crispy onions, American cheese and cheddar cheese spread on a toasted cheddar bun.
“As the home of the number one bacon cheeseburger, we had a desire to dial-up what we do best and create a flavorful, pub-fare style sandwich featuring more bacon, more cheddar and more innovation,” said John Li, vice president of Culinary Innovation at Wendy’s...