Have It Your Way,
the Real way

All the flavors you crave without the ingredients you don’t.

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With Real flavor comes Real responsibility

For years Burger King US has been paving the way to a Real menu with the same flame-grilled flavors you crave. Thousands visit BK restaurants, and to those thousands, we promise to actively evaluate how our food is prepared and strive to eliminate the use of colors, flavors, and preservatives from artificial sources, wherever possible, that compromise the realness of your BK faves.

Banning 120 artificial ingredients

To make change, you gotta be the change. That’s why we banned 120 non-essential artificial ingredients from our food. Because we’re committed to the realness of every crunch, sizzle, and Mmmm that will keep bringing you back for more.

Check out our banned ingredients
Over 1
orders during the past
year in the US
Over 500
Whopper sandwiches sold
during the past year in the US
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Food as Real as our flame

Welcome to Real, the way it should be. Check out how we leveled up our food menu by banning 120 artificial ingredients.

  • Chocolate shake made with chocolate syrup.

    Chocolate syrup

    Chocolate syrup

    HERSHEY’S® Simply 5 Chocolate Syrup free of flavors from artificial sources
  • Cheese.



    No colors from artificial sources and free from sorbic acid and potassium sorbate
  • Ch'King sandwich, close-up.



    Made with white meat, free from MSG, hand-breaded in-restaurant
  • Ketchup.



    Simply Heinz® free from high-fructose corn syrup
  • Chocolate chip cookie.



    Free from artificial preservatives
  • Mayo.



    Real mayo that’s free from artificial preservatives
  • Croissan'wich croissant.



    Croissant made with 100% real butter
  • Onion.



    Sliced daily in-restaurant
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BK is keeping it
Real tender,
Real crispy,
Real melty

We’ve made a bold new commitment to Have it Your Way because there shouldn’t be any secrets in our sauce (or anything else).

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  • Sesame Seed Bun
  • Lettuce
  • Tomato
  • Pickles
  • Beef Patty

Sesame Seed Buns

  • Free from high-fructose corn syrup
  • Free from bleached flour
Our buns hold it all together. Soft, warm, and always toasted to order, our Whopper and Whopper Junior buns are topped off with sesame seeds that add a light sweet taste.
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  • Fresh and crispy iceberg lettuce blend
  • Triple washed
Wilted lettuce just doesn't fly with the King, especially when we source an average of 49 million pounds a year in the US. Our lettuce is crispy to the last craveable crunch.
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  • Picked at their peak
  • Sliced daily in-restaurant
Full of flavor with just the right balance of sweet, tangy, and tartness, our tomatoes pack a real juicy punch, and with 55 million pounds sourced locally each year in the US, we hardly hear, “hold the tomatoes.”
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  • Free from sodium benzoate (it’s kind of a big deal)
  • Topped with our unique dill pickle seasoning
  • Free from artificial preservatives
Our crunchy pickles are made with freshly grown cucumbers that are harvested under good agricultural practices. We strive to keep every seed intact and every pickle evenly sliced.
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Beef Patty

  • 100% flame-grilled beef, free from fillers
  • Thick and juicy 4.4 oz patty*
Bow down to the beefiest patty on the block. Our 4.4 oz of all real beef is full of flavor and free from nonsense like preservatives and additives. Oh and with over 500 million Whopper sandwiches sold during the past year in the US, we know our beef is crown-worthy. *Weight based on pre-cooked patty.
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BK Keep It Real Meals

We invited celebs to get real with us by having them hand-select food from our Real menu to create meals that are worthy of their real names. Discover the real personas behind your favorite musicians and the food that drives them to create.

  • The Cornell Haynes Jr. Meal. A Whopper with cheese, fries, and a Sprite.Nelly.

    The Cornell Haynes Jr. Meal

    aka Nelly

    Features a Whopper with cheese, lettuce, tomato, onions, mayo and ketchup, small fries, and a small drink.

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  • The Larissa Machado Meal. An Impossible Whopper with onion rings and a Sprite.Anitta.

    The Larissa Machado Meal

    aka Anitta

    Features an Impossible Whopper with lettuce, tomato, pickles, ketchup and mustard, small fries, and a small drink.

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  • The Chase Hudson Meal. A Spicy Ch'King sandwich with mozarella sticks and a chocolate shake.LILHUDDY.

    The Chase Hudson Meal

    aka LILHUDDY

    Features a Spicy Ch’King with cheese and savory sauce, 4 pc mozzarella sticks, and a 16 oz. Chocolate Shake.

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Keep it Real with craveable NFTs

Scan the QR code on your box to start unlocking Keep it Real Meals Digital collectibles.

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Royal Perks.

Become a real fan and collect Crowns that go towards Real food.

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Find the Real that fits your needs

We want to make our nutrition information accessible and easy to digest. That’s why we developed an improved online nutrition experience where you can search, filter, and identify menu options that satisfy your dietary needs.

Discover our Nutrition Explorer here.

Fresh off the plant-based grill

Eating plant-based is not a fad, it’s what you crave. That’s why we’re always looking for new ways to bring you flavorful plant-based bites like our Impossible™ Whopper patty that’s protein-filled and made from plants*.

*Patty made from plants and cooked on the same broiler as beef patties. Contains mayo.

Committed to sourcing responsibly

The banning of 120 artificial ingredients is only the beginning.  We want to continue to source more ingredients responsibly.  Discover how we plan to bring more Real to your BK faves.

Sows in Group Housing

Eliminating the use of gestation crates for housing pregnant sows in our supply chain by 2022.

Cage-free eggs

Committed to using 100% cage-free eggs in all our breakfast meals by the end of 2025.

Responsible Antibiotics Use

Ensuring that the chicken used for our sandwiches was raised without antibiotics that are important to human medicine.