Kentucky Fried Chicken has started a collaboration with Beyond Meat in order to create plant-based 'chicken nuggets' and 'chicken wings'. Almost all major fast-food chains have now developed a taste for meat substitutions.
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McDonald’s has released decent first quarter results, partly thanks to free bacon and donut sticks on the breakfast menu. Existing outlets saw a turnover increase of 5.4 %.
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Dunkin' Donuts is renaming itself to simply Dunkin': the (former) donut chain has removed the circular pastry out of its name in order to show it has widened its product range.
Yum Brands, which owns fastfood chains like Pizza Hut, KFC and Taco Bell, has exceeded analysts’ expectations in the past quarter. Strong Pizza Hut sales have definitely contributed.
Fast food chain Burger King opened its first official Belgian store in Antwerp today. Several Belgian Quick restaurants will be transformed into a Burger King, but both chains will co-exist.
As about half of the French population is currently overweight or obese, France has outlined a plan to raise VAT on fast food from 5.5 to 20 %.
American fast food company McDonald's' second quarter turnover dropped, mainly because of the strong dollar. On a like-for-like basis, there was turnover growth.