Random Fact: McDonald’s Tried Selling Bubblegum-Flavored Broccoli

When I tell you about this, just know that I am holding back gagging.

I’ve never been a fan of bubblegum. When I first found out that McDonald’s once sold bubblegum-flavored broccoli to get kids to eat healthier, I had to do serious research (like, too much of my own time) to see if this was a prank. It was not.

McDonald’s has added a lot of weird things over the years, like spaghetti and pizza…but this…

From Business Insider:

But McDonald’s wackiest attempt at making their menu more nutritious was to design broccoli that tasted like bubble gum.

If that sounds like it wouldn’t taste good, it didn’t.

“It wasn’t all that,” said Thompson.

The McDonald’s CEO said kids were confused by the taste. The bubble gum flavored broccoli was a failure.

Read more HERE!

What is the weirdest fast food item you have ever tried?

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