While Starbucks is currently adding more sweet treats to their menu and Dunkin’ Donuts is making it easier for you to order your sugar fix, some other iconic desserts may soon be disappearing. If your fave summer treats include McDonald’s McFlurries or Dairy Queen’s Blizzard, then you may want to fill up on the M&Ms variety, as they soon may be cut from the menu.
According to a report from NBC, Mars — who are the makers of M&Ms, Twix, Snickers and Milky Way — are considering nixing their supply agreement with restaurants like McDonald’s, Dairy Queen and Burger King. Although Mars themselves are candy makers, they feel like the chains’ treats are just TOO sugary.
So how much is too much? Well, the 12-ounce M&M McFlurry contains 89 grams of sugar, which Mars feels is just too high of a number, as it alone exceeds the amount the US government suggests an adult should eat in an entire day. Oof.
While McDonald’s and Burger King have yet to comment and others may be left shaking their heads as to why a candy company can be sugar-blocking peeps, you may want to grab an M&M McFlurry before it’s too late.
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(h/t Mic, photos via McDonald’s)