Celebrities and quick meals proceed to group up.
A current development 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 totally different manner.
The fried-chicken restaurant introduced that it has teamed up with musician Megan Thee Stallion to create a brand new scorching sauce, in accordance to a press release. A line of branded merchandise can even be launched that includes the new sauce’s branding.
Megan Thee Stallion Hottie Sauce will probably be out there beginning on October 19.
“I’m appreciative of Popeyes dedication to empowering Black ladies and sit up for opening Popeyes Eating places,” mentioned Megan Thee Stallion. “Teaming up with Popeyes is such a milestone in my journey and evolution as an entrepreneur. I’ve at all times been a fan of the Popeyes model and I’m thrilled to have the chance to affix the model and assist create the brand new Megan Thee Stallion Hottie Sauce for his or her line-up.”
Popeyes can even launch a merchandise line to go alongside the new sauce, which incorporates shirts, cups and swimwear.
Sami Siddiqui, president of Popeyes Americas, mentioned, “Popeyes one-of-a-kind partnership with Megan Thee Stallion goes properly past the typical advertising collaboration. We’re unifying two popular culture icons, and Megan’s revolutionary, inventive, and entrepreneurial imaginative and prescient is on the core of all the pieces 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 strains of merchandise designed by Megan to seize her one-of-a-kind fashion. And, greater than that, we’re thrilled to welcome Megan to the Popeyes franchisee household and sit up for working carefully together with her over a few years as she begins her journey as a restaurateur.”