McDonald’s names Ian Borden as President of all international markets

USA – McDonald’s Corporation has appointed Ian Borden, most recently President, International Developmental Licensed (IDL) Markets, as the company’s new President, International, effective 11th December, 2019. The announcement follows the appointment of Joe Erlinger to President, […]

McDonald’s USA achieves 100% sustainably sourced McCafé coffee goal

USA – McDonald’s USA has announced that 100% of the ground and whole bean coffee for US restaurants is sustainably sourced, achieving the goal a year ahead of the 2020 schedule. McDonald’s said that the […]

McDonald’s partners with Keurig Dr Pepper for distribution of McCafé coffee in the US

USA – McDonald’s USA has entered into long-term master licensing and distribution agreement with Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) for McCafé packaged coffee in the US. Under the new partnership, which brings together the national McCafé […]

McDonald’s to acquire AI firm Apprente to expand its tech capabilities

USA – McDonald’s has secured an agreement to acquire California based tech firm Apprente, to enable the company expand its tech capabilities in the growing fast-food sector. Apprente develops voiced-based conversational technology powered by artificial […]

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 […]