Nando’s confirms it uses McCain chips

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Nando’s has admitted using frozen chips made by McCain in its restaurants.

Talk of frozen fries began when a former employee told a local newspaper that not all Nando’s food is fresh.

The person worked at a London branch while studying at university – and gave some secrets to the Leicester Mercury.

Nando’s confirms it uses McCain chips
Nando’s confirms it uses McCain chips

The chicken chain has confirmed the chip claims – although it says they’re not the same as ones you buy to cook at home.

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“Our hugely popular chips are developed in partnership with McCain Food Services and the specific recipe is exclusive to Nando’s,” a spokesperson told Newsbeat.

“They aren’t the same as their grocery products such as oven chips,” they said.

So even if you do get your hands on some Peri-Peri salt and some sauces you can’t bank on recreating a slap-up Nando’s meal at home.

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But while some customers were shocked by the news…

Twitter post by @OhItsDale: Nandos admitting to using McCain chips is the revelation of the year so farImage Copyright @OhItsDale@OhItsDale

Others weren’t so surprised…

Twitter post by @CarlitoAlves1: Wat did u lot think Nandos use to make their chips 😂😩 McCain oven chips is calm looolImage Copyright @CarlitoAlves1@CarlitoAlves1

Twitter post by @9inety4Four: Loooooooooool the amount of meals Nandos cook a min even in this UK who has time to be making chips from scratch. McCain chips are the bee's knees anywayImage Copyright @9inety4Four@9inety4Four

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