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- McDonald’s is pulling Buttermilk Crispy Tenders from the menu as locations begin to run out of the new menu item.
- The chicken tenders will be back by the end of December.
- McDonald’s told Business Insider “demand far surpassed our expectations.”
McDonald’s is running out of its new Buttermilk Crispy Tenders due to unexpectedly high customer demand.
“Because demand far surpassed our expectations, we will soon take a brief break from serving them at our restaurants,” the fast-food chain said in a statement to Business Insider. “By the end of next month, however, our craveable and delicious tenders will be back and available for everyone’s enjoyment.”
The scheduled return of the tenders is good news for McDonald’s customers who been grumbling on social media about locations being sold out of the chicken.
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McDonald’s introduced the Buttermilk Crispy Tenders in October, after cutting Chicken Selects in 2015. Franchisees told Nomura’s Mark Kalinowski that the item was an immediate hit.
Business Insider taste testers were impressed by the chicken. Our review concludes: “It’s a well-constructed take on a classic, which holds its own against McDonald’s favorites such as the McNugget.”