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Fast Food

Subway’s New Antibiotic-Free Rotisserie Chicken Is The First Of Many Upcoming Changes

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National sandwich chain Subway has announced the addition of a new chicken item on the menu. Subway will now be serving a rotisserie-style chicken for its sandwiches and it will be a permanent protein option.

The chicken is hand-pulled in each restaurant and has no artificial additions to it.

On Monday Feb. 29 (also known as LEAP Day), Subway will begin to transition all of its more than 27,000 US restaurants towards serving chicken raised without antibiotics. The company announced a it will also serve antibiotic-free chicken strips nationally on April 1.

A few of Subway’s upcoming goals are the removal of all artificial colors, flavors and perservations from North American menus by 2017; introducing turkey raised without antibiotics to menus sometime in 2016; serving cage-free eggs at North American locations within the next 10 years.

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Hit-Or-Miss

Costco Is Losing $40 Million Every Year In Rotisserie Chicken Costs And They Don’t Even Care

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Costco has been selling whole rotisserie chickens for a while now. At $4.99, it’s one of the cheapest offerings of ready-to-eat whole chickens around. Turns out, that $4.99 price tag is costing Costco millions of dollars. They just don’t care.

Richard Galanti, chief financial officer of Costco, recently spoke to the Seattle Times about Costco’s consistent chicken pricing. According to the Times, Costco loses about $30 to $40 million every year in chicken prices because they refuse to raise them higher than $4.99. While competitors are charging $6-7 for chicken, Costco has been adamant at keeping the cost at $5.

This seems to be a practice that reaches all the way from the deli out to the food court where the price of hot dogs, sodas and pizzas are cheap and consistent.

Costco is reported to have sold 76 million rotisserie chickens in 2014.

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Products

Briefcase Rotisserie: This Is Reality

Imagine seven rotating skewers evenly cooking and self-basting your favorite meats, vegetables and fruits over an open flame. Now imagine those seven rotating skewers doing all that underneath your desk at work. That’s what this Briefcase Rotisserie is about, allowing you to create succulent meat dishes out of a sleek lightweight metal briefcase. The unit features a removable charcoal pan, rechargeable battery and wall-plug adapter to give the ultimate in portable rotisserie finesse.

  • – 4,000 cubic inches of cooking volume
  • – Seven fully-functional rotating rotisserie slots
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  • – High heat porcelain coated charcoal tray
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