McDonald's throws its weight into premium burger battle

McDonald's throws its weight into premium burger battle

OAK BROOK Ill. McDonald's long-awaited rollout of the Angus Third Pounder places the quick-service giant squarely on the front line of what is rapidly heating up into a premium burger war.

McDonald's new line of hamburgers, which are made with a third-pound of Angus beef, marks the chain's first new burger rollout since 2001. The new burgers, which have been in test in several markets for two years, are expected to compete with the Original Six Dollar Burger offered b

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