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

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

Fast food chains rule the roost, even when we’re on holiday abroad

Two-fifths of Britons eat McDonald’s, KFC or subway while on holiday abroad, new research claims. A study by online flight comparison company Jetcost identified proximity to branches of the major fast food chains as one of the major factors that Britons take into consideration when they holiday overseas. As many as 43% of British travellers

McDonald’s dashes kitchen doubts and bags best quarter in five years

Following the announcement of a major plan to bring automated ordering kiosks and mobile ordering into its stores earlier this year, which some industry observers feared could have hampered speed of service capabilities, QSR giant McDonald’s has recorded its most successful quarter in five years. McDonald’s reported a global comparable sales increase of 6% in Q2 of 2017. Systemwide

KFC orders UK-wide ice machine inspection after new ‘poo probe’

Fast food giant KFC has inspected and cleaned hundreds of ice machines installed at its UK restaurants after becoming implicated in the ice hygiene row affecting several major chains.   BBC Watchdog researchers claim they found evidence of faecal coliforms from drinks purchased at KFC, McDonald’s and Burger King in the UK, just a week after

McDonald’s ‘tweaking kitchen procedures’ to front fresh burger push

McDonald’s is changing kitchen procedures to cook and assemble its flagship Quarter Pounders when they are ordered – rather than in advance – according to reports in the US. The fast food chain is said to be switching exclusively to fresh beef for its Quarter Pounders and will tweak its kitchen practices to deliver the world-famous