McDonald’s Chris Kempczinski: ‘Our menu is very Darwinian’

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McDonald’s issues apology for denying delivery drivers toilet access.

McDonald’s has issued an apology to food delivery drivers who were denied access and use of its toilets during lockdown. Following a growing number of complaints from couriers, the Health and Safety Executive reminded restaurants of their legal obligation to give drivers access to “suitable sanitary conveniences”.Along with the burger giant, other fast food chains…Continue Reading

Is Nestlé and McDonald’s climate ambition ‘undermined’ by ‘plodding’ meat and dairy suppliers?

New data released this week in the Coller FAIRR Protein Producer Index – which assesses the sustainability of large meat, fish and dairy producers – came as sober reading for those hoping to see strong progress toward reducing the climate impact of animal production.The Index examines 60 publicly-listed animal protein producers, worth a combined $338bn,…Continue Reading

McDonald’s reveals the McPlant, as the fast-food giant crafts plant-based burgers and ‘chicken’

McDonald’s is developing its own line of plant-based meat called “McPlant,” the company announced on Monday.  “McPlant is crafted exclusively for McDonald’s, by McDonald’s,” said Ian Borden, the president of the company’s international business.  Some markets will test the McPlant burger next year. The line could eventually include burgers, chicken substitutes, and more.  Visit Business…Continue Reading

This Week: McDonald’s earns, job openings, Disney earns

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week:NOT SO APPETIZINGWall Street anticipates another downbeat quarterly report card from McDonald’s.The world’s largest burger chain is expected to report lower third-quarter earnings and revenue from a year earlier. That would echo the company’s results in the previous two quarters. McDonald’s…Continue Reading

The Wait is Over – McDonald’s Takes McRib Season Nationwide in 2020

Chicago, IL  (RestaurantNews.com)  Saucy, tangy, tender and shamelessly delicious… the McRib is the sandwich fans anxiously await all year. And this year, its highly-anticipated return is bigger than ever! So mark your calendars because McDonald’s® is not only bringing the McRib back in 2020, we’re taking the fan-favorite nationwide for the first time since 2012 starting…Continue Reading