Have you ever gone to a McDonald's on a bright, warm day and decided to order a McFlurry to cool off?
Their McFlurries are famous for being sweet, thick, and chock full of add-ins that give the dessert an interesting texture that never gets old. They are basically McDonald's big take on the classic Blizzards served at Dairy Queen, and they are equally as addicting and satisfying too.
Unfortunately, we have been told many times that we can't get our McFlurries … because the McFlurry machines are always down.
It's an extremely common phenomenon. Originally, we thought it was just our local McDonald's that always seemed to have issues with its McFlurry machine, but as it happens, the machines were prone to breaking down in general, and consumers have been reporting frustration over this fact.
Luckily, however, the Wall Street Journal reports that McDonald's is planning to install much easier-to-maintain soft-serve machines.
Allegedly, the machines will come with fewer parts, which will make maintenance and cleaning of the machines easier and less prone to going out of order. Because the old machines took such a long time to clean, if employees at an establishment began cleaning the machines too long before closing, then chances are you wouldn't be able to get your hands on a McFlurry until the next day.
So you know what easier-to-clean soft-serve machines mean, right? More frozen treats and more reliable availability!
Delish also reports that the new machines are made by an Italian company called Carpigiani, and that the machines might even be able to dispense more flavors than their predecessors.
We could get down for some new and delicious McFlurry flavor combinations! We're already daydreaming about the possibilities…
Are you excited about the soft-serve upgrade at the golden arches?