McDonald's Testing Chicken Flatbreads

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McDonald's Testing Chicken Flatbreads

10/13/2010

OAK BROOK, Ill. -- McDonald's confirmed it is testing a new variation of its line of portable snacks, the Chicken Flatbreads, in markets throughout Nebraska, Maryland and New Mexico, according to a report by Nation's Restaurant News.

According to a promotional Web page, the new line features grilled chicken wrapped in grilled flatbread, and is available in four varieties, all containing fewer than 300 calories.

The four varieties are:
• Tuscan Tomato Basil, with basil pesto, tomato and garlic aioli;
• Four Cheese, with garlic aioli and a blend of cheddar, Monterey Jack, mozzarella and fontina cheeses;
• Southwest, with guacamole and pico de gallo; and,
• BBQ Bacon Ranch, with bacon, barbecue ranch sauce and the four-cheese blend.

The Chicken Flatbreads are being tested at a suggested price of $1.89, but prices and participation may vary, a McDonald's spokeswoman said in the report.

Oak Brook, Ill.-based McDonald's operates or franchises more than 32,000 restaurants worldwide, including approximately 14,000 locations in the United States.