Basically, the French Fries shortage is still here to stay.
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The good news is, McDonald’s is now offering more sides options to go with their McValue meals, so you can bite into a warm Apple Pie or a cold Sundae ice-cream with your meal.
For those who have secretly never found French Fries particularly worth the hype, the options are pretty endless. Other than exchanging the French Fries in the McValue Meal for a sundae or an apple pie, there’s also the new Duo Set.
The Duo Set is a 2-piece set meal comprising of any food item with a drink, starting from RM7.90. Essentially, it’s our usual McValue Meal without the French Fries entirely.
Not the fries!
The bad news is, McDonald’s is expanding their offerings this way to lessen the demand for their French Fries, which seems like it will take more time than expected to be resolved.
McDonald’s is already curtailing the demand for their French Fries by only offering Medium McValue Meals for now.
With these new meal options that don’t include French Fries, they may be able to extend the availability of French Fries until supply is back.
According to a statement, the French Fries supply issue is due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic resulting in ocean freight dependability.
While we are committed in resolving the French Fries supply issue, McDonald’s Malaysia is always ready to provide the best customer experience by offering a variety of exciting choices at unbeatable value, so that our customers can continue enjoying their favourite meals.Datuk Azmir Jaafar, Managing Director and Local Operating Partner of McDonald’s Malaysia
Currently, customers will still be able to purchase French Fries with their Medium McValue meal, based on the current remaining supply.
Anne is an advocate of sustainable living and the circular economy, and has managed to mum-nag the team into using reusable containers to tapau food. She is also a proud parent of 4 cats and 1 rabbit.