May 22, 2018
McDonald's UK French Fries are made by McCain's using Russet Burbank, Pentland Dell and Shepody potatoes, which are chosen for their quality, taste and long shape when cut. The fries are not coated in any fats or substances from an animal. Once at the restaurant, our fries are simply cooked in dedicated frying vats in a non-hydrogenated blend of sunflower and rapeseed oil which is 100 percent suitable for vegans.
While most fries are vegan, there are a few that actually contain animal ingredients: McDonald's: These fries are cooked in oil with “natural beef flavoring,” which doesn't contain any actual meat, but it does contain dairy.Can a vegan eat french fries? ›
Are French fries vegan? Short answer: Yes! Most fries are 100 percent vegan—but in some (rare) cases, they aren't. For example, McDonald's French fries contain beef fat!Will McDonald's make their fries vegan? ›
All McDonald's use vegetable fat for cooking (not animal-based), but the type varies in different countries. The UK outlets use rapeseed and sunflower oil, making them vegan, while canola, soybean, and corn are used in the US.Are frozen fries vegan? ›
In the majority of cases, Frozen French Fries are fully plant-based, but in some cases, there might be some non-vegan ingredients: Milk. Milk Solids. Cheese (Mozzarella, Parmesan, etc – in particular for fries that are coated)