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Weekly Global News Wrap: Tim Hortons' secret menu goes ‘Beyond'; Burger King's US$1 tacos; Starbucks' ‘tie-dye' frappuccino gets mixed reception

Here is a summary of the most interesting QSR news stories of the week from around the world.

Tim Hortons will soon add meat-free burgers featuring vegan Beyond Meat to its menus in Canada. In a report by Live Kindly, the chain has been secretly selling Beyond Burgers in select locations. Read more here.

Subway says more than 10,500 of its US restaurants will be remodeled with a new design and décor by the end of 2020. These remodeled locations will join the nearly 1,400 global remodels already completed and the nearly 900 global remodels currently underway. Read more here.

Burger King announced plans to sell $1 tacos nationwide for a limited time. As reported by CNBC, tacos had briefly been on the burger chain’s menu in 2010. Read more here.

Bonchon has hired a new CEO tasked to steer the chicken chain’s growth in the US and other markets. As reported by Restaurant Business Online, Dekker, who previously served as CMO of Wingstop, will take over the day-to-day leadership from Jinduk Seo, who will continue to serve on the chain’s board. Read more here.

Starbucks’ limited ‘tie-dye’ frappuccino was met with mixed reception, Yahoo! Lifestyle has reported. Aiming to evoke summer, the drink features red, blue and yellow tie-dye swirls, topped with vanilla whipped cream, and dusted with red, blue and yellow powder. Read more here.

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