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McDonald’s UK to source paper straws and phase them in over 18 months

McDonald’s UK to source paper straws and phase them in over 18 months

McDonald’s restaurants in the UK and Ireland will complete transition to paper straws in 2019, the company has promised. The UK is leading the way with the move, but McDonald’s restaurants in Belgium are trialling alternatives to plastic straws and tests are planned for select restaurants in the US, France, Sweden, Norway and Australia later

McDonald’s names its most reliable catering equipment supplier

McDonald’s has presented its coveted Global Reliability Award – an accolade that recognises the supplier whose products have the highest reliability score and consistently meet all reliability thresholds – to Carpigiani.  Carpigiani is one of the fast food chain’s most significant catering equipment suppliers, providing machines that are used for frozen desserts in thousands of

McDonald’s board faces pressure over the 95 million straws its restaurants distribute every day

McDonald’s shareholders will use tomorrow’s AGM to demand the fast food giant rethinks its policy of distributing plastic straws globally following its decision to phase them out in the UK. FEJ has learned that Dr. Elaine Leung, a marine biologist, intends to present a resolution requesting the company issues a report to shareholders on the

McDonald’s equips UK business for cashless payments future

McDonald’s has equipped its UK restaurants with new technology that is designed to handle the growth in demand for cashless transactions for the next five years. The fast food giant has selected Ingenico Group to manage the project after searching for a provider that can deliver the capacity, reliability, performance and security to meet the

McDonald’s says “we’re loving it” to greener kitchen equipment

McDonald’s has pledged to equip its stores with more energy efficient kitchen products after outlining an ambitious global strategy to dramatically slash greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. The fast food chain has vowed to work closely with franchisees and suppliers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions related to its 37,000-strong restaurant estate and offices by 36%

McDonald’s lays its reputation on the line with “100%” waste pledge

McDonald’s has pledged to completely overhaul the way it manages waste to complete eliminate unrecyclable packaging from its business within the next seven years. By 2025, the burger chain claims that 100% of its guest packaging will come from renewable, recycled, or certified sources with a preference for Forest Stewardship Council certification. The company has

POWER LIST 2017, BUSINESS LEADERS: Jason Clark Chief, Operations Officer, McDonald’s

Jason Clark is one of McDonald’s UK’s most senior executives and possesses an unrivalled level of expertise in the fast food sector. The American QSR has seen a market that it almost single-handedly created change enormously, but at a local level Jason’s expertise in operations and franchising has been an invaluable asset to the business

Top chains sign up to Lunch! as it prepares to make ExCel debut

A collection of the UK’s biggest food-to-go specialists are among those set to visit London’s Lunch! show later this month. Tesco, Sainsbury’s, M&S Food, Pret A Manger, Greggs, Costa Coffee, Caffe Nero, Co-op, WH Smith, Waitrose, Starbucks, EAT., LEON, McDonald’s, and Compass Group will all be sending representatives as the show celebrates its tenth anniversary. Lunch!, which

McDonald’s buys in 14,000 new coffee machines as McCafe concept gets a revamp

McDonald’s is mounting a fresh attack on Starbucks and other major coffee chains with a revamp of its McCafe coffee line, beverage equipment and in-store design. The expanded offerings include the introduction of new café-quality espresso beverages to the McCafé lineup – made with freshly-ground espresso and US-sourced whole or nonfat milk – in addition