Here is a summary of the most interesting QSR news stories of the week from around the world.
According to a press release, Subway US is rolling out the brand’s Fresh Forward design with its new decor featuring bold, bright colors, kiosks, curated music, and more. It is done to transform every aspect of the customer experience.
According to an article by Bloomberg, the influence of cheese over the American consumers is massive enough that it has become the trend in every fast food menu. Chipotle, Wendy's, Moe's, and Taco Bell have made changes to their menus and are now offering cheesier products.
To have more customers during the mid-afternoon, McDonald’s started rolling out croissants, muffin tops and a new sundae-topping station. According to Bloomberg, the company is rejecting its recent health food kick to ramp up the sales during dead-zone hours.
The EU has voted to reduce the presence of acrylamide, a known carcinogenic substance, in fries, crisps, bread, and other food. The new regulation will require food manufacturers, fast-food chains and restaurants to take measures to ensure acrylamide levels in their products remain below benchmarks.
According to Business Insider, a fast food chain that aspires to be the vegan McDonald’s is expanding in the US. In just two years, By Chloe has gone from a single New York City vegan cafe to a mini-chain with seven locations in New York City, Boston, and Los Angeles.
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