DETROIT, July 1 McDonald's Corp (MCD.N) plans
to rework its menu, retiring the Big 'N' Tasty sandwich and
adding oatmeal to its national product lineup in January,
Crain's Chicago Business reported.
The chain also will replace the Mac Snack Wrap with an
Angus Snack Wrap in August and expects to discontinue its fruit
and walnut salad when it begins selling oatmeal, which it is
currently testing in a few markets, Crain's said on Wednesday,
citing a company memo. The Big 'N' Tasty will be taken off the
menu on Sept. 1.
In addition, frappes and smoothies will officially become
part of the national menu on July 13 in conjunction with a
national advertising campaign, Crain's said, citing the memo
from company executives to franchisees.
McDonald's officials could not immediately be reached to
(Reporting by Ben Klayman in Detroit, editing by Maureen