Wendy’s burgers are made to crave because of this key ingredient

Pretzel Bacon Pub Cheeseburger Combo, photo provided by Wendy's
Pretzel Bacon Pub Cheeseburger Combo, photo provided by Wendy's /

When was the last time you enjoyed Wendy’s burgers? While the Wendy’s menu is robust, the “made to crave” concept is woven into every offering. From the Jalapeno Popper inspired menu items to the salads to even just that Frosty which is perfect paired with those fries, each and every food is made with care. But, there is one key ingredient that makes Wendy’s burgers just so much more enjoyable. Have you guessed it?

Many people live by the mantra, everything is better with bacon. But, as bacon lovers appreciate, not all bacon is equal. When that perfectly crisp, umami bomb instantly lifts almost any dish. When it is put on a burger, the bite is almost perfection.

Wendy’s takes pride in its bacon, specifically a special bacon was chosen for its menu. From the crisp texture to the flavor, it is clear that Wendy’s appreciates that the its customers deserve the best. If a food is meant to be “made to crave” skimping on ingredients is not part of the recipe.

Ahead of National Hamburger Day and with the Bourbon Bacon Cheeseburger being added to the menu, it might be time to think about which Wendy’s burgers are the top bacon choice. Although every burger is quite tasty, the choice might just depend on a personal hunger level.

Here are some tasty Wendy’s burgers facts that will have you craving bacon and burgers.

While Wendy’s might be the number two burger chain in the United State, it does hold the distinction of being the number one Bacon Cheeseburger. That honor is really about the bacon complimenting the iconic burger.


Wendy’s continues to use “always fresh, never frozen beef.” While this mantra has been part of the company’s purpose since 1969, the reality is that the choice does make a difference in the flavor. It might not be the easiest or cost effective choice, but it is a reason that consumers are loyal to the brand.

The Wendy’s menu offers all type of bacon burger varieties. From the new Bourbon Bacon Cheeseburger to the hearty Pretzel Bacon Pub Cheeseburger to the Wendy’s Baconator, it is impossible to pick a favorite. With so many options, there is a different choice for every day of the week.

Wendy’s app offers some amazing deals. Right now, guests can purchase of any Premium Hamburger and order a second premium hamburger for just a $1 on the app. Can you handle two Bourbon Bacon Cheeseburgers?

National Hamburger Day is May 28 and Wendy’s is celebrating with free Dave’s Single or Junior Bacon Cheeseburger. The offer is available via the app.

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Isn’t it time that you discovered the difference with Wendy’s burgers and the deliciousness of its bacon? Have you made lunch plans yet?