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Wendy's Baconfest launches, heads to Amazon Twitch July 17

Tonya Garcia

Wendy's Co. announced the launch of Baconfest on Monday, offering a free Jr. Bacon Cheeseburger and free delivery through DoorDash, with a $10 purchase. Wendy's will also offer free Baconators through Amazon.com Inc.'s Twitch service during a livestream on July 17. A Baconator is made with two cheeseburger patties totaling a half-pound, spread across two beef patties, topped with six pieces of bacon, ketchup and mayonnaise. Wendy's stock is up 25.2% for the year to date while the S&P 500 index has gained 20.2% for the period.