When you have a hit burger on your hands what's the next logical step? An even more epic sequel. BURGER KING® restaurants introduces the furiously delicious Angriest WHOPPER® sandwich, a new take on the previous limited time only ANGRY WHOPPER® sandwich, amped up with a red-hot bun, flaming onion petals, spicy angry sauce and jalapeños packed into every infuriating bite. This alarmingly delicious burger is sure to disprove the commonly held belief that a sequel is never as good as the original. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160330005194/en/
NEW Angriest WHOPPER® Sandwich with Red Bun Debuts at BURGER KING® Restaurants (Photo: Business Wire)BURGER KING® restaurants first debuted a colored bun in the US with the A.1. ® Halloween WHOPPER® sandwich with A.1. ® sauce baked into a pitch-black bun in the fall of 2015. "Our A.1. ® Halloween Whopper with the black bun was a successful launch and our previous limited time ANGRY WHOPPER® sandwich was a hit with guests," said Axel Schwan, Global Chief Marketing Officer for the BURGER KING® brand. "So, we're combining the power of these past hits into a star-studded sandwich we think our guests will unanimously agree is the next must-eat burger." The Angriest WHOPPER® sandwich consists of savory flame-grilled beef, piled high with thick-cut bacon, American cheese, iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, crispy onion petals, jalapeños, creamy mayonnaise and spicy angry sauce all layered between a fiery red bun that has hot sauced baked in. The Angriest WHOPPER® sandwich will be available for a limited time at participating restaurants nationwide while supplies last for the suggested price of $5.49 or $7.49 in a combo meal with small drink and fries. For additional information, visit www.bk.com. All mentions of A.1. refer to A.1.® Thick and Hearty Sauce, a product of the Kraft Heinz Foods Company. About the BURGER KING® Brand Founded in 1954, the BURGER KING® brand is the second largest fast food hamburger chain in the world. The original HOME OF THE WHOPPER®, the BURGER KING® system operates more than 14,000 locations in approximately 100 countries and U.S. territories. Almost 100 percent of BURGER KING® restaurants are owned and operated by independent franchisees, many of them family-owned operations that have been in business for decades. The BURGER KING® brand is owned by Restaurant Brands International Inc. (TSX,NYSE:QSR), one of the world's largest quick service restaurant companies with more than $23 billion in system sales and over 19,000 restaurants. To learn more about the BURGER KING® brand, please visit the BURGER KING® brand website at www.bk.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.