Industry News | December 3, 2012

BK Celebrates 55 Years with 55 Cent Whoppers

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In honor of the 55th Anniversary of the Whopper Sandwich, from December 6 through December 9, Burger King is offering an Original Whopper Sandwich for just 55 cents, when you purchase any Whopper Sandwich, including the new Wisconsin White Cheddar Whopper or the spicy Angry Whopper, available for a limited-time-only. 

“Burger King is very excited to celebrate this amazing milestone with the Whopper Sandwich lovers who have helped make it an American icon,” says Flavia Faugeres, executive vice president and global chief marketing officer, Burger King Worldwide. “For 55 years it’s been a fan favorite, and this weekend we encourage our guests to stop by and join in on the celebration.”
 
To celebrate its 55 year anniversary, a line of limited-time-only Whopper Sandwiches has been unveiled. The new limited-time-only menu offerings include:
 
·         Wisconsin White Cheddar Whopper Sandwich ~ The newest addition to the fire-grilled menu includes the Wisconsin White Cheddar Whopper Sandwich prepared with fire-grilled, USDA-certified ground beef, topped with thick-cut hardwood smoked bacon, natural Wisconsin white cheddar cheese, tomatoes, lettuce, pickle slices, red onions, on a toasted sesame seed bun. Also available as a Whopper Jr. Sandwich. (Suggested retail price starts at $4.49 and $2.19 respectively)
 
·         Angry Whopper Sandwich ~ BK invites guests to fire up their taste buds by bringing back the popular Angry Whopper Sandwich. Prepared with fire-grilled, USDA-certified ground beef, thick-cut hardwood smoked bacon, melted Habanero cheese, jalapeño slices, spicy onion petals, tomatoes, lettuce, and angry sauce, all served on a toasted sesame seed bun. Also available as a Whopper Jr. Sandwich. (Suggested retail price starts at $4.49 and $2.19 respectively)
 
·         Seasoned Sweet Potato Curly Fries ~ A new “twist” on the popular sweet potato fries, this savory sweet alternative is seasoned to perfection with a blend of spices and served hot and fresh each day. (Suggested retail price starts at $1.89)
 
This special 55th Anniversary offer to get one Original Whopper Sandwich for only 55 cents when you buy any Whopper Sandwich, including the new Wisconsin White Cheddar Whopper or the spicy Angry Whopper, is available at participating Burger King restaurants nationwide, while supplies last. Prices and participation may vary and are higher in Alaska. The Whopper Jr. Sandwich is not included in this promotion.