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McDonalds pulls out of Crimea

7 Apr 2014


McDonalds has closed its three restaurants in Crimea, located at Simferopol, Yalta and Sevastopol.
The company said in a statement published on its site, ‘like many other multi-national companies, McDonald’s is currently evaluating potential business and regulatory implications which may result from the evolving situation in Crimea. We believe it is prudent and responsible to sort [...]


McDonalds to drop polystyrene cups in favour of paper

29 Sep 2013

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Following successful pilot schemes, check check McDonald?s announced last week that it will replace polystyrene foam hot beverage cups with paper-based cups at all its 14, cheap 000 U.S. restaurants.
It seems as though this change has come about after persuasion by an environmental pressure group As You Sow which aims to persuade companies [...]


McDonald’s to bring out new packaging

21 Jan 2013

McDonalds Russia sign

McDonald’s says that it is going to be unveiling new packaging designs on all carry-out bags and fountain beverage cups with QR codes which it claims will provide consumers with information to help them make informed choices, and if nothing else will give them something to read whilst eating their hamburger. The launch begins this [...]

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Russia to crack down on high calorie food

10 Jan 2013

McDo Sochi

The Russian health ministry is planing to take steps to combat what it sees as unhealthy food.  This will include fast food networks as well as products such as chocolate, prostate fizzy drinks and crisps.  Plans were revealed at the end of December which would reduce the amount of advertising allowed for these products [...]


McDonald’s opens 300th store in Poland

10 Dec 2012


McDonald’s has opened its 300th outlet in Poland, just over twenty years after first coming to the country.  The new restaurant is in Gdańsk, the first outlet being opened there at the railway station in 1993.
This restaurant will be operated as a franchise.  McDonald’s now has 58 franchisees operating 169 outlets in Poland.
This year has [...]


McDonald’s expanding in the Baltics

5 Dec 2012

According to the Lithuanian business daily Versos Zinios, McDonald’s is to open new restaurants in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.

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