Celebrities and quick meals proceed to staff up.
A latest pattern has emerged with fast-food chains teaming up with celebrities to create distinctive merchandise. McDonald’s and Burger King have each launched celebrity-themed meals and now Popeyes is becoming a member of in, though in a barely completely different method.
The fried-chicken restaurant introduced that it has teamed up with musician Megan Thee Stallion to create a brand new sizzling sauce, in accordance to a press release. A line of branded merchandise will even be launched that includes the recent sauce’s branding.
Megan Thee Stallion Hottie Sauce can be accessible beginning on October 19.
“I’m appreciative of Popeyes dedication to empowering Black ladies and stay up for opening Popeyes Eating places,” stated Megan Thee Stallion. “Teaming up with Popeyes is such a milestone in my journey and evolution as an entrepreneur. I’ve all the time been a fan of the Popeyes model and I’m thrilled to have the chance to hitch the model and assist create the brand new Megan Thee Stallion Hottie Sauce for his or her line-up.”
Popeyes will even launch a merchandise line to go alongside the recent sauce, which incorporates shirts, cups and swimwear.
Sami Siddiqui, president of Popeyes Americas, stated, “Popeyes one-of-a-kind partnership with Megan Thee Stallion goes effectively past the common advertising collaboration. We’re unifying two popular culture icons, and Megan’s revolutionary, inventive, and entrepreneurial imaginative and prescient is on the core of every part we’re doing. For the primary time ever, we’re altering our well-known Rooster Sandwich so as to add a sauce that was custom-made with and for Megan.”
He continued, “We’re launching three new traces of merchandise designed by Megan to seize her one-of-a-kind model. And, greater than that, we’re thrilled to welcome Megan to the Popeyes franchisee household and stay up for working carefully together with her over a few years as she begins her journey as a restaurateur.”