McDonald’s hands out Big Mac secret sauce samples

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McDonald’s hands out Big Mac secret sauce samples

In celebration of the iconic burger’s 51th anniversary, McDonald’s gave out 240-milliliter (0.5 pint) bottles of the secret sauce for free to customers who ordered a Big Mac or Big Mac BLT set starting Monday 10:30 a.m. The event took place in all McDonald’s stores in Korea. Each branch was allocated a limited number of bottles on Sept. 2, but the company did not disclose the exact figures.

The bottle contains the secret sauce for Big Mac burgers, of which more than 1.2 billion are sold a year worldwide.

Although this is the first time McDonald’s undertook this promotion in Korea, the company has released bottles of its burger sauces in other markets, including the United States, United Kingdom and Canada.

In 2017, one U.S. consumer offered a special edition Big Mac bottle - also given out for free as a special promotion - on eBay for $10,000.

By Song Kyoung-son
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