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Festive Feast Burgers

Turkey and Mashed Potatoes on a Bun is Wendy's Holiday Food

— December 22, 2014 — Lifestyle
If you live in Japan and would rather skip the hours upon hours of preparation that goes into making holiday food, a trip to Wendy's this year is sure to satisfy. The fast food chain is now offering a Turkey Mashed Potato Burger and Turkey Spicy Chicken Burger, both served on a pretzel bun.

Both of these burgers are topped with mashed potatoes and slices of turkey meat, so it's like being able to enjoy the leftovers from a big Christmas feast without having to do any of the work to make it. The Pretzel Turkey Mashed Potato Burger is dressed up with mayonnaise, honey mustard and gravy, while the Pretzel Turkey Spicy Chicken Burger delivers a spicier kick with mayonnaise, red paprika tartar sauce and honey mustard.
Trend Themes
1. Holiday-themed Fast Food - Opportunity for fast food chains to create limited-edition holiday-themed menu items to cater to customers looking for convenient and festive meals.
2. Mashed Potato Toppings - Potential for innovative food establishments to experiment with creative mashed potato toppings as a unique and indulgent burger ingredient.
3. Pretzel Buns - Rise of pretzel buns as a trendy alternative to traditional burger buns, presenting an opportunity for bakeries and restaurants to offer unique flavor and texture combinations.
Industry Implications
1. Fast Food - Fast food chains can capitalize on the holiday season by offering festive menu items that cater to customers seeking quick and convenient meals.
2. Food and Beverage - Innovation in the food and beverage industry through the introduction of creative mashed potato toppings, providing customers with unique and indulgent flavor experiences.
3. Bakery and Restaurant - Opportunity for bakeries and restaurants to incorporate pretzel buns into their menu offerings, capitalizing on the growing popularity of this trendy alternative to traditional burger buns.
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