BURGER KING® Brand Celebrates the 55th Anniversary of the Original WHOPPER® Sandwich

  BURGER KING® Brand Celebrates the 55th Anniversary of the Original WHOPPER®
  Sandwich

   Two Limited-Time-Only WHOPPER^® Sandwiches and Retro Packaging to Honor
                         AMERICA’S FAVORITE BURGER^TM

Business Wire

MIAMI -- October 25, 2012

The HOME OF THE WHOPPER^® is preparing a celebration in honor of its beloved,
signature sandwich that is fit for a king! Burger King Worldwide (NYSE: BKW)
today proudly unveiled plans to celebrate the 55^th Anniversary of the iconic,
original WHOPPER^® sandwich. BURGER KING^® restaurant guests nationwide can
now enjoy three new, limited-time menu items in commemorative retro-style
anniversary packaging, with more exciting anniversary-related announcements
planned for the coming weeks.

To commemorate the 55th Anniversary of the WHOPPER(R) Sandwich, BURGER KING(R)
restaurants are intro ...

To commemorate the 55th Anniversary of the WHOPPER(R) Sandwich, BURGER KING(R)
restaurants are introducing new, limited-time menu items, retro-style
packaging and more! (Photo: Business Wire)

“The WHOPPER^® Sandwich has been the iconic flagship of the BURGER KING^® menu
since its introduction in 1957,” said Flavia Faugeres, executive vice
president and global chief marketing officer, Burger King Worldwide. “We
invite consumers to join us in celebrating this milestone with delicious, new
limited-time products created in honor of AMERICA’S FAVORITE BURGER^TM.”

The new 55^th Anniversary limited-time-only menu offerings include a line of
great-tasting products freshly prepared for guests to enjoy in fun,
retro-style packaging:

  *Wisconsin White Cheddar WHOPPER^® Sandwich ~ The newest addition to the
    fire-grilled menu includes the Wisconsin White Cheddar WHOPPER^®  Sandwich
    prepared with fire-grilled, USDA-certified ground beef, topped with
    thick-cut hardwood smoked bacon, natural Wisconsin white cheddar cheese,
    juicy tomatoes, freshly cut lettuce, crunchy pickle slices, sliced red
    onions,  all on a toasted sesame seed bun. Also available as a WHOPPER
    JR.^® Sandwich. (Suggested retail price starts at $4.49 and $2.19
    respectively).
  *ANGRY WHOPPER^® Sandwich ~ The heat is on as BK^® invites guests to fire
    up their taste buds by bringing back the popular ANGRY WHOPPER^® Sandwich.
    Prepared with fire-grilled, USDA-certified ground beef, thick-cut hardwood
    smoked bacon, melted Habanero cheese, jalapeño slices, spicy onion petals,
    red ripe tomatoes, crisp lettuce and angry sauce, all served on a toasted
    sesame seed bun. Also available as a WHOPPER JR.^® Sandwich. (Suggested
    retail price starts at $4.49 and $2.19 respectively).
  *Seasoned Sweet Potato Curly Fries ~ A new “twist” on the popular sweet
    potato fries, this savory sweet alternative is seasoned to perfection with
    a blend of spices and served hot and fresh each day. (Suggested retail
    price starts at $1.89).

The new, commemorative WHOPPER^® 55^th Anniversary menu items are available
for a limited-time-only at participating BK^® restaurants nationwide. So stop
by a local BURGER KING^® restaurant to sample the new menu items and join in
the celebration of AMERICA’S FAVORITE BURGER^TM.

ABOUT BURGER KING WORLDWIDE

Founded in 1954, BURGER KING^® (NYSE: BKW) is the second largest fast food
hamburger chain in the world. The original HOME OF THE WHOPPER^®, the BURGER
KING^® system operates in over 12,600 locations serving over 11 million guests
daily in 86 countries and territories worldwide. Approximately 94 percent of
BURGER KING^® restaurants are owned and operated by independent franchisees,
many of them family-owned operations that have been in business for decades.
To learn more about Burger King Worldwide, please visit the company's website
at www.bk.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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BKW Communications
305-378-7277
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