No more Quarter Pounders 🍔Jan 31, 2023
🚫 McDonald’s closed its restaurants in Kazakhstan! Why? Well, according to the company, the decision was due to supply issues, and the Kazakh Agricultural Ministry disclosed its link with Western sanctions.
• Specifically, the firm cannot source meat patties to make burgers from Russia, their main supplier there.
🤦 Even though the Ministry was willing to help McDonald’s and local suppliers were ready to replace Russian supplies by fully complying with the company’s strict quality standards, the US giant still pulled out of the country.
• The restaurant network employed nearly 2,000 people. If you want to better understand the problem and its consequences for the country and the global meat industry, read this.