The issue of antibiotics in meat production has come to the fore again because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Activists are calling for the systemic use of antibiotics to be removed from the production chain for beef. They are particularly targeting McDonald's, with a petition that is going viral and is pressuring the general shareholders' meeting.
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McDonald's exceeds expectations with a strong first quarter. Especially in the American market, recovery has begun, with figures that even surpass those before the coronavirus pandemic.
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Yesterday, Beyond Meat announced slightly disappointing quarterly results. Alongside these results, the producer of meat alternatives announced new deals with McDonald's and Yum!, the owner of KFC and Taco Bell, among others.
McPlant is the name of a series of meat substitutes that McDonald's is developing. Among other things, the burger chain will make imitations of chicken and meat for breakfast rolls.
A global scandal has erupted after a McDonald's in the Chinese city of Guangzhou banned people of African descent from its restaurant. McDonald's China has apologised, but tensions in the city continue to rise.
A remarkable alliance in these remarkable times: Aldi and McDonald's have agreed the discounter can take over staff from restaurants the fastfood chain had to close due to measures to stop the spread of the new coronavirus.
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 %.
McDonald's has made its largest acquisition in 20 years. The restaurant chain buys technology company Dynamic Yield, which is able to personalize menus thanks to artificial intelligence.
Most FMCG innovations are safe product range expansions, but luckily, there are companies willing to turn everything upside down. Unfortunately, that does not always yield results…
American fast food chain McDonald's may also be served a huge fine for its tax evasion scheme in Luxembourg: rumours say the chain may be forced to pay up to half a billion euro.
In an attempt to fill its job openings, McDonald's Hungary has found a creative way to entice future employees: the company offers free housing, while employees only have to pay the utilities.
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.
Several major fishing companies, including Birds Eye, alongside fast food chain McDonald's and British supermarket chain Tesco have signed a deal to protect fish in the North Pole area.
Fast food chain McDonald's posted results for its past quarters which were better than expected. Particularly the launch of its all-day breakfast in the United States contributed a lot to the company's growth.