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McDonald’s has served breakfast sandwiches since 1971 with the creation of its Egg McMuffin. It started serving all-day breakfast in 2015.
Wendy’s announced in September that it will start serving breakfast. Dunkin’ launched a plant-based breakfast option last year.
Popeyes launched its chicken sandwich last August and ran out of its inventory two weeks later.
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It hired extra workers in anticipation of the sandwich’s return, hoping to avoid the long lines that often wrapped around blocks and kept people in the drive-through for hours.
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