BK XXL

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BK XXL double cheeseburger
Nutritional value per 1 sandwich (302 g)
Energy 928 kcal (3,880 kJ)
46 g
Sugars 6 g
Dietary fiber 3 g
55 g
Saturated 26 g
62 g
Minerals Quantity
%DV
Sodium
101%
1517 mg

Nutritional value reported for UK market, other markets may vary.
Percentages are roughly approximated using US recommendations for adults.
Source: Burger King UK

The BK XXL line of sandwiches is a family of larger, 1/2 pound double cheeseburgers sold by the international fast-food restaurant chain Burger King in the European and Middle Eastern markets. It is one of their late-teen to young-adult male-oriented products.

Product variants[edit]

Promotional variants[edit]

Aliases and international naming[edit]

  • In the UK and Ireland it is called the BK XL.[3]
  • In Australia where the Hungry Jack's brand name is used instead of BK, the XL range is available in three sizes; XL (two patties), XXL (three patties) and XXXL (four patties.)

History[edit]

Advertising[edit]

The ads for the XXL bacon double cheeseburger described the XXL as a Whopper "with two enormous portions of flame-broiled meat that will give you all the energy you need to take the world by storm," and used the tag line of "It's awful being a vegetarian, right?". The ad campaign drew the ire of the Spanish government due to the large portion size of these products being in direct opposition to the country’s health initiatives.[4]

The German ad program for the Cheesy Bacon XXL featured an edited version of the Manthem commercial used for the Texas Double Whopper.[5] The line mentioning the Whopper was edited out and replaced and the picture of the product was digitally replaced with one of the Cheesy Bacon XXL. The ad was sung entirely in English; all signage, including road signs license plates on vehicles, etc., was not translated into German.

Naming and trademarks[edit]

Burger King currently does not have any trademarks on the XXL line of sandwiches in Europe.

See also[edit]

Similar sandwiches at other fast food restaurants:

References[edit]

  1. ^ BKC publication. "BK Italy Nutrition Guide" (PDF). Burger King Corporation. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-10-29. Retrieved 2007-10-09. 
  2. ^ BKC publication. "BK Spain Menu". Burger King Corporation. Archived from the original on 28 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-10-09. 
  3. ^ BKC publication. "BK UK Nutrition Guide" (Web). Burger King Corporation. Retrieved 2007-10-09. [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ AP Wire (2006-11-16). "Spain Nixes Burger King Ad". CBS News. Archived from the original on 2007-10-12. Retrieved 2007-09-26. 
  5. ^ Shawn McKee (2007-11-07). "Eat Like a Man, Baby!". Ediets.com. Retrieved 2007-11-08. [dead link]