Social Media Wrap Up: More chains roll out Halloween treats; Merlo’s cold brew coffee cans; Messina, Lanolips team up for unique lip balm

Find out what QSRs have been up to on social media this week.


Gelato Messina teamed up with Lanolips to create a salted coconut & mango sorbet lip balm.

Schnitz opened a restaurant in Marriott Waters.

Grill’d opened two new restaurants, located in Gungahlin and Karrinyup.

Yogurberry is opening a store in Sydney’s Rhodes Waterside on October 30.

Merlo Coffee’s store in Melbourne QVM is closing on October 31.

Chains such as Poked and Rome Bar are feeling the effects of the labour shortage, announcing various measures.


The Cheesecake Shop is promoting its new Deluxe Choc Mousse, available across Coles supermarkets.

Burger Urge introduced their limited time only Apple Pie Shake.

Merlo Coffee is now selling cold brew coffee cans online.

More QSRs have started to roll out their treats for Halloween.

Max Brenner has a new cake tasting bundle, available via Uber Eats.

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