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Mini Golden-Fried Cod Sandwiches

The A&W Cod Sliders are a Tasty Beef and Chicken Alternative

— February 1, 2020 — Lifestyle
The A&W Cod Sliders have been introduced by the brand as a new offering for the Lent season that will offer consumers an alternative sandwich to enjoy in place of beef and chicken varieties.

The sandwich starts off with a cod filet that has been golden-fried to perfection before being topped with tartar sauce and dill pickles to offer a crisp yet creamy finish. The slider is served on a potato bun that's soft and squishy for the perfect marrying of textures.

The A&W Cod Sliders have been launched as a new item alongside the returning Pub Style Baskets that all highlight seafood items for consumers to enjoy when avoiding meat for religious purposes. The various items will be around for a limited time only during the Lent season.


Image Credit: A&W
Trend Themes
1. Seafood Alternatives - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop and market alternative seafood options to cater to consumers looking for meat alternatives during religious seasons like Lent.
2. Creative Burger Varieties - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Offer unique and flavorful burger options using unconventional ingredients to attract adventurous food enthusiasts.
3. Seasonal Limited-time Offerings - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Create seasonal menus and limited-time offerings to generate excitement and boost sales during specific religious seasons or cultural events.
Industry Implications
1. Food and Beverage - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop innovative food and beverage products that cater to consumers seeking alternatives or unique menu items.
2. Restaurant and Fast Food - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Introduce new sandwich or burger options to diversify the menu and appeal to a wider range of customers.
3. Catering and Event Planning - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Offer specialized catering services with seasonal or themed menus to meet the demands of religious events and cultural celebrations.
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