Immerse yourself in fun with SpongeBob and Happy Meal

Immerse yourself in fun with SpongeBob and Happy Meal

San Jose, May 26, 2022. The renowned yellow sea sponge, SpongeBob SquarePants, arrives at the McDonald’s Happy Meal to fill children and adults with his singular joy, irresistible optimism and bubbly enthusiasm.

The collection of 6 toys of this unique character who lives in a pineapple in the underwater city “Bikini Bottom” and his inseparable friends, can be found in the Happy Meal of all McDonald’s restaurants in the country, starting May 24 .

On this occasion, each figure is accompanied by a scenario related to its world under the sea and a set of paper elements and stickers for children to decorate using their creativity and imagination.

The toys that will fill the homes of Costa Ricans with magic and joy are:

  • Sponge Bob and the Krusty Krab
  • Spongebob and the Jellyfish Fields
  • Gary and the Pineapple
  • Plankton and the Bait Bucket
  • Mrs. Puff and her School of Boats
  • Mermaid Man and the Rest House

The SpongeBob animated television series aired in 1999 on Nickelodeon and, since then, has been one of the most successful series for the whole family worldwide, becoming the series with the highest rating on the channel.

Among the peculiarities of this noble character is that he lives in a pineapple with his pet, Gary the snail. In addition, SpongeBob loves his job, as a cook at the Krusty Krab restaurant, and has the ability to get into all kinds of trouble without meaning to.

“We know that children love fun and that is why we bring this collection to the Happy Meal that will lead them to create endless moments of joy with their family, since SpongeBob and his friends bring the possibility of generating moments of integration and of enjoyment”, commented Wendy Madriz, communications supervisor of Arcos Dorados.

A Happy Meal full of flavor

At McDonald’s, the Happy Meal is in constant transformation to maintain the highest quality standards and meet the expectations and demands of families. Along these lines, Arcos Dorados has implemented important changes in the chain’s children’s menu, such as the incorporation of fruits and vegetables; adjustment in nutritional balance and portions with significant reductions in sodium, fat and calorie content; as well as the elimination of added sugar, colors and artificial flavors.

About Golden Arches

Arcos Dorados is the world’s largest independent McDonald’s franchisee and the largest quick service restaurant chain in Latin America and the Caribbean. The company has the exclusive right to own, operate and franchise McDonald’s stores in 20 countries and territories in those regions and counts more than 2,250 restaurants, between its own units and those of its sub-franchisees, which together employ more than 90 thousand people (data as of 12/31/2021). The company also maintains a solid commitment to the development of the communities in which it is present and to the generation of the first formal job for young people, in addition to using its scale to achieve a positive impact on the environment. In turn, it is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: ARCO). For more information about the Company, please visit our website:


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