McDonald’s Rebrands Its Fancy Burgers; Whole Foods CEO Comments on Layoffs

September 30, 2015

And, Chick-fil-A is giving away a bunch of free chicken sandwiches.

— What once was TasteCrafted is now Chef Crafted. McDonald’s is rebranding its high-end burger options and replacing a couple of flavors as a response to customer reception. Maple bacon dijon and buffalo bacon replace hot jalapeno and deluxe. “The original name ‘TasteCrafted’ did not resonate with consumers,” McDonald’s spokesperson Lisa McComb told Bloomberg. “We decided to celebrate our chefs who have created these recipes and highlight the culinary expertise of our in-house and supplier chefs.”

— Whole Foods is laying off 1,500 employees in an attempt to lower prices and embrace…