McDonald’s India acquires full ownership of Connaught Plaza Restaurants

INDIA – Fast food giant, McDonald’s India has acquired full ownership of Connaught Plaza Restaurants Limited (CPRL) franchise in the North and the East India. CPRL will now be wholly owned by MIPL and its affiliate McDonald’s […]

McDonald’s Germany launches vegan burger featuring soy and wheat

GERMANY – McDonald’s Germany has launched its first vegan burger made from soy and wheat proteins, as it commits to meat-free products based on increasing consumer demand. Called The Big Vegan TS, the new burger […]

McDonald’s to acquire Israeli personalization platform Dynamic Yield

ISRAEL – The American fast food company, McDonald’s has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Dynamic Yield, a Tel Aviv based provider of automated conversion optimization tools for marketers and retailers. Dynamic […]

McDonald’s India launches whole wheat buns in a nutritional foods offering

INDIA – A leading quick-service restaurant chain, McDonald’s India has introduced whole wheat buns in its restaurants to offer customers with wholesome and nutritious food offerings. According to an ET Retail report, the whole wheat […]

McDonald’s scraps all artificial flavours, colors and preservatives from burger portfolio

USA – McDonald’s US, the fast food giant, is scrapping all artificial flavors, colors, and preservatives from artificial sources from its top-selling classic burger portfolio. According to FoodingredientsFirst, the ingredient change is part of McDonald’s […]

FDA, CDC investigate multi-state outbreak of cyclosporiasis illnesses linked to McDonald’s salads

USA – The FDA, CDC, along with state and local officials are investigating a multi-state outbreak of cyclosporiasis illnesses likely linked to salads from McDonald’s restaurants. According to FDA, a total of 476 laboratory-confirmed cases […]

McDonald’s to recycle used cooking oil to power its delivery trucks

INDIA – McDonald’s franchise holder Hardcastle Restaurants Pvt Ltd is recycling its own used cooking oil to make biodiesel that is used to power all its delivery trucks in Mumbai. The energy from used cooking […]

McDonald’s to ditch plastic straws in UK and Ireland by 2019

UK- McDonald, an American fast food company, is set to eliminate plastic straws in some of its markets in Europe including UK and Ireland by 2019 in a way to reduce plastic waste. McDonald aims […]

McDonald’s 15 outlets in the North and East hits record high in sales in May

INDIA – McDonald’s 15 outlets in the North and East have hit a record high in sales for May, high above previous records, according to Connaught Plaza Restaurants(CPRL) MD Vikram Bakshi. This follows a legal […]

McDonald’s India posts US$45m loss with write-offs in the full year

INDIA – McDonald’s India, the fast food restaurant and company has reported a US$45.50m loss in full year results ended March 2017, following several write-offs in investments in its joint venture with Connaught Plaza Restaurants […]