The staff of Fortune recently assembled its predictions for 2017. Here’s one of our forecasts.
This year Burger King (BKW) tried to take a bite of Chipotle’s (CMG) lunch with its Whopperrito, and McDonald’s took a pass at Starbucks’ seasonal magic with pumpkin-spiced fries. Here, the weird ways food giants will (or, okay, might) try to knock each other off in 2017.
DQ takes a page from Taco Bell with the Black Bean Blizzard Supreme.
KFC (YUM) goes after McDonald’s with the 12-piece Bucket of Cheeseburgers.
Applebee’s Tuña Colada: rich in omega-3s and rum. Look out, Long John Silver’s.
Starbucks (SBUX) takes a page from In ‘n’ Out with the Animal Style Frappuccino
Pizza Hut steals from Baskin Robbins with their new Rocky Road Stuffed Crust pizza.