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Date: 10/20/12 09:49 AM

25 Responses to How McDonald`s Canada Makes Their French Fries

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    fancylad Male 30-39
    18942 posts
    October 20, 2012 at 9:51 am
    Link: How McDonald`s Canada Makes Their French Fries - Here`s how the magic happens.
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    tedgp Male 30-39
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    October 20, 2012 at 10:05 am
    Yea. That salt bit is a crock of poo. Go into a mcdonalds and tell me how many employees you see shaking the salt shaker for a good 5 secs or more.
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    ScottSerious Male 18-29
    5316 posts
    October 20, 2012 at 10:16 am
    McDonald`s is terrible.
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    LordJim Male 60-69
    7068 posts
    October 20, 2012 at 10:18 am
    That`s a great question.
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    An-egg Male 30-39
    885 posts
    October 20, 2012 at 10:48 am
    @tedgp you have to be careful, McDonalds does different things in different countries. It is quite possible that they use this amount in Canada.

    But this is what they`re calling 100% vegetable oil:
    vegetable oil (canola oil, hydrogenated soybean oil, natural beef flavor *, citric acid ), dextrose, sodium acid pyrophosphate (maintain color), salt. Prepared in vegetable oil (Canola oil, corn oil, soybean oil, hydrogenated soybean oil with TBHQ and citric acid added to preserve freshness). Dimethylpolysiloxane added as an antifoaming agent.
    CONTAINS: WHEAT AND MILK.
    *(Natural beef flavor contains hydrolyzed wheat and hydrolyzed milk as starting ingredients).

    Obviously they didn`t want to hurt our little minds with all that so they used 100% vegetable oil instead.

    Data From McDonalds USA but Canada is the same (I looked) but can`t be cut and pasted.

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    xCANDACEx Female 30-39
    283 posts
    October 20, 2012 at 11:23 am
    Angelo is one sexy spud farmer!
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    shiftyplus1 Male 18-29
    311 posts
    October 20, 2012 at 11:38 am
    The fries are the only thing I`ll get at McDonalds anymore. And even that`s rare. The food for the most part tastes stranger than what I was served in high school.
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    SminkyPinky Female 30-39
    233 posts
    October 20, 2012 at 11:41 am
    in the uk they have to adhere to european food labelling laws, so their 100% vegetable oil IS 100% vegetable oil.
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    An-egg Male 30-39
    885 posts
    October 20, 2012 at 12:15 pm
    @SminkyPinky not to mention the McLibel case
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    Jakk88 Male 18-29
    45 posts
    October 20, 2012 at 1:09 pm
    This makes me so hungry...
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    Simcoe Male 30-39
    126 posts
    October 20, 2012 at 2:22 pm
    @An-egg There`s no natural beef flavour in the French Fries from McDonald`s here in Canada. McDonald`s ingredient list:

    Pg. 13
    French Fries: Potatoes, canola oil, hydrogenated soybean oil, safflower oil, natural flavour (vegetable source),
    dextrose, sodium acid pyrophosphate (maintain colour), citric acid (preservative), dimethylpolysiloxane (antifoaming
    agent) and cooked in vegetable oil (Canola oil, corn oil, soybean oil, hydrogenated soybean oil with THBQ, citric
    acid and dimethylpolysiloxane).
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    smaus Male 30-39
    715 posts
    October 20, 2012 at 2:26 pm
    I`ll stick with cutting my own potato`s and frying them in peanut oil
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    Bachi-Atari Male 18-29
    263 posts
    October 20, 2012 at 2:56 pm
    Great for Canada, but what`s the US standard?
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    geckoi Male 40-49
    209 posts
    October 20, 2012 at 4:25 pm
    McD`s fries are awesome, however they got rid of Heinz ketchup which we all know is the best!!!
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    Zismo Male 18-29
    1054 posts
    October 20, 2012 at 4:43 pm
    OMG That`s a Blacberry Playbook!!! best tablet ever made and it`s dirt cheap!
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    Kcorb Male 30-39
    61 posts
    October 20, 2012 at 6:16 pm
    I like their fries. They are magical. I watched the debating video before this, but I still can`t put myself in those devil worshipers position and try to argue against McDonalds fries.

    My apologies to all the devil worshipers. That was unfair. I am sure some of you like fries.

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    Golkar Male 18-29
    391 posts
    October 20, 2012 at 7:49 pm
    You can have all the great ingredients you want, if you can`t teach a retarded teenager how to cook the fries or clean the oil on a regular basis, they`ll still turn out crappy.
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    5Cats Male 50-59
    33142 posts
    October 20, 2012 at 11:06 pm
    The "blanching process" is relatively new: It removes many of the spots and discolourations which are natural in potatoes. It also removes large amounts of the nutrition...
    They add a coating because without those nutrients the "fry" falls to pieces. It needs the coating to preserve it`s shape.

    Evil! Fast food is evil.
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    Nickel2 Male 50-59
    5879 posts
    October 21, 2012 at 1:51 am
    They seem to have missed the bit where they add the damp cardboard flavouring.
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    intrigid Male 18-29
    914 posts
    October 21, 2012 at 7:46 pm
    Carbohydrates are the redheaded stepchildren of the food world.
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    Swaywithme Female 18-29
    3696 posts
    October 21, 2012 at 9:03 pm
    Helllooo Angelo >B]
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    robosnitz Male 40-49
    2737 posts
    October 22, 2012 at 12:41 am
    Lol, Swaywithme likes the potato man.
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    CodeJockey Male 40-49
    5611 posts
    October 22, 2012 at 4:40 am
    "They seem to have missed the bit where they add the damp cardboard flavouring."
    That was 2:10 to 2:38...
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    MechBFP Male 18-29
    813 posts
    October 22, 2012 at 6:09 am
    5Cats, unless you want to eat black french fries the blanching process is necessary before the potato is frozen to prevent oxidization.
    But by all means child, continue to criticize something you know nothing about.
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    jimmyjam21 Male 18-29
    26 posts
    October 22, 2012 at 11:18 am
    Looks like "Maryo" gets excited about the fry making process. Check out 2:24

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