Burger King posts Gluten-Free Items
Burger King Corp. released a Gluten-Sensitive list—foods and ingredients on the Burger King menu in the U.S. that do not contain wheat, barley, oats, or rye.
The Gluten-Sensitive list is available online. Offerings include BK Fresh Apple Fries with low-fat caramel dipping sauce; all beef patties; Egg Omelet; French Fries; Hershey's Fat Free Milk; side salad without croutons with Ken's Honey Mustard, Light Italian, or Ranch dressing; and the Tendergrill Chicken Breast Filet.
"We understand that our guests have individual dietary needs, and as part of our Have It Your Way brand promise, Burger King Corp. offers menu items for individuals with gluten sensitivity," says Cindy Syracuse, senior director of cultural marketing for the restaurant chain.
Source: QSR Magazine Jan 05, 2010
Burger King Corp. Makes it Easier for Gluten-Sensitive Restaurant Guests to make Informed Nutrition Decisions
MIAMI – Jan. 5, 2010 – Burger King Corp. (NYSE: BKC) today released a Gluten-Sensitive List: foods and ingredients on the BURGER KING® restaurant menu in the U.S. that do not contain wheat, barley, oats or rye. As part of nutrition efforts under its BK Positive Steps® corporate social responsibility program, the gluten-sensitive nutrition information supports BKC's commitment to provide guests with access to detailed nutrition information so they can make informed choices that fit their dietary and lifestyle preferences.
"We understand that our guests have individual dietary needs, and as part of our HAVE IT YOUR WAY® brand promise, Burger King Corp. offers menu items for individuals with gluten sensitivity," says Cindy Syracuse, senior director, cultural marketing, Burger King Corp. "With our Gluten-Sensitive list, we're making it easier for our guests to identify these choices."
The Gluten-Sensitive List and other nutrition resources, including detailed nutrition facts, meal planning tools and information about allergens for all U.S. menu items, are available at http://www.bk.com/. Some examples of BURGER KING® menu items in the U.S. that do not contain wheat, barley, oats or rye include:
BK® Fresh Apple Fries with low-fat caramel dipping sauce
All BURGER KING® beef patties
HERSHEY®'S Fat Free Milk
Side salad (no croutons) with KEN'S® Honey Mustard, Light Italian or Ranch dressing
TENDERGRILL® Chicken Breast Filet
Source: www.bk.com Jan 5, 2010