McDonald's Happy Meals Are Getting Healthier

McDonald's Happy Meals Are Getting Healthier”

McDonald's is hoping to bring happy smiles to parents and children with their new addition to their famous Happy Meals. Starting in November, McDonald's will swap out Minute Maid Apple Juice, and replace it with organic juice made by Honest Kids.

Consumers are now more conscious of the link between diabetes, obesity and diet - particularly when it comes to fast food - and McDonald's has been taking steps to offer some healthier options in recent years. The company has recently switched from using artificial preservatives in its chicken nuggets. The swap contains less than half the calories.

The juice box actually has more water than juice, with the apple fruit juice measuring in at 42 percent. This won't cause a change with its drink provider, The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO), as both of the brands belong to it, reports The Chicago Tribune.

Sales of Minute Maid have generally been dropping by 18% since 2012.

"We are committed to continuing our food journey for the benefit of our guests", they said. Honest's businsess has been growing-its products are on the menus of Wendy's, Subway, and Chick-fil-a.

This isn't the first change to come to Happy Meals. In 2011 it reduced the fry portions. Will a salad option be next?

Like this


19 September 2017
Russian president visits West-2017 military drills
Moscow says nearly 13,000 Russian and Belarussian service personnel are taking part, as well as around 70 planes and helicopters. TRT World's Simon McGregor-Wood has been given rare access by the Belarusian military to some of the training exercises.

19 September 2017
Cyclist Mark Beaumont breaks around the world record
Setting off from Paris on 2 July, the first stage took him through Europe to Russian Federation and Mongolia, ending in Beijing. Lindsay Whitelaw, the founder of Beaumont's main sponsors Artemis Investment , said it was a "marvellous achievement".

19 September 2017
Walker signs $3B Foxconn package deal into law
Foxconn could only get the full $3,000,000,000 if it invests $10,000,000,000 on the project and employs the 13,000 workers. Foxconn is the world's largest contract manufacturer of electronics, best known for making iPhones.

19 September 2017
Clayton Kershaw allows first-ever grand slam to Aaron Altherr
The 24-year-old right-hander gave up two runs on four hits with eight strikeouts and two walks in six innings. Even with a five-week stay on the DL, Kershaw has given up 21 home runs this season, a career-high by five.

19 September 2017
Home Prices Rise In Fewer Chinese Cities In August
Home prices increased in fewer Chinese cities in August, figures from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Monday. Rocketing prices, especially in major cities, had fueled concerns about asset bubbles.

19 September 2017
Rhode Island Governor Pledges To Pay DREAMers' Amnesty Application Fees
Before Trump chose to end the Obama-era program earlier this month , Dreamers could apply for an unlimited number of renewals. Several other groups have also stepped up to cover DACA renewal fees for Dreamers around the country.

19 September 2017
Trump Offers Support for UN Reform
The U.S has yet to make its payment this year, leading some in the be fearful that it may slash its contribution. The United States is the largest contributor to the U.N. budget, reflecting its position as the world's largest economy.

19 September 2017
Beshear asks health insurance companies to help with opioid crisis
"We were in downtown Lexington probably three blocks from the city court", Beshear said. That's down from 111.3 per 100 in 2015.

19 September 2017
(VRX) Shares now unchanged at $13.99 Valeant Commits $200000 to Support…
If you are accessing this article on another domain, it was stolen and reposted in violation of global copyright & trademark law. The expected VRX's profit could reach $334.67M giving the stock 3.58 P/E in the case that $0.96 earnings per share is reported.

19 September 2017
UC Berkeley Gets Ready for Milo and Free Speech Week
It was Yiannopoulos who was on campus when violent protests broke out in February. Milo Yiannopoulos interviews Erik Prince, Pamela Geller and David Horowitz.