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Tuesday , 22 June 2021

McDonald’s Canada opens the vault to bring back the legen-dairy SMARTIES® McFlurry®

After a six-year hiatus, the popular sweet treat returns to participating restaurant menus nationwide.

Attention all SMARTIES® fans: the McDonald’s Canada vault has officially opened up to bring back the one and only SMARTIES® McFlurry®.

When the flavour was discontinued in 2015, there was a national outcry on social media, sparking not one, but two online petitions advocating for its return. Well, the wait is now over! As of May 11, the SMARTIES® McFlurry returns to participating McDonald’s restaurants nationwide.

“The McFlurry is a Canadian icon,” said Jeff Anderson, Senior Manager, Culinary Innovation, McDonald’s Canada. “It was invented in Bathurst, NB in 1995 and we are so proud to bring back the SMARTIES® McFlurry so Canadians can enjoy their favourite treat once again.”

The McFlurry will be offered in addition to the existing SKOR and OREO® flavours. Made with creamy vanilla soft serve, the cold treat features crushed SMARTIES® with 100 per cent natural colours and flavours. Those who like their soft serve a little more chocolate can even add some hot fudge topping to the mix.

“SMARTIES® has been a beloved brand of Canadians for so many generations,” said Frédéric Baur, President, Nestlé Professional, Nestlé Canada. “We’re thrilled to join forces with McDonald’s to bring the SMARTIES® McFlurry back on the menu, just in time for Canadians to enjoy this summer.”

About Arthur C. Green

Arthur C. Green is from Whitbourne Newfoundland and graduated from the CNA Journalism Program. Arthur also studied Business Marketing and Political Science at Memorial University in Essex England and St. John's Newfoundland. Green has worked for such organizations as CBC, CBC Radio, NTV, Saltwire, Great West Media, CKLB Radio, Vista Radio, and Postmedia. He also loves Jiggs Dinner!