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02nd May 2017

McDonald’s new invention could be about to change the way we eat chips

Conor Heneghan


Pointless and unnecessary it may be, but we can’t wait to try it out.

It would be a stretch to say that the chips, or fries, served by McDonald’s are universally popular.

They certainly have their admirers, but there are also chip lovers out there who prefer their chips to be more substantial; dare we say it, more like the chips served in Supermac’s.

Those who do like the fries offered by McDonald’s will be very interested to learn of a new invention introduced by the global fast food chain, an invention they freely admit is neither necessary nor particularly practical, but highly intriguing nonetheless.

Known as a frork, it’s shaped like a fork, except that instead of prongs, it is instead made up of fries that enables diners to mop up whatever toppings that might fall out of their sandwich and burger offerings.

Clip via McDonald’s

It appears as if the frork is only available in participating restaurants in the US for the time being, but should it become popular (and we see no reason why it wouldn’t), then what’s going to stop it being rolled out worldwide in the near future?

Watch this space.

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