GLOBAL WEEKLY NEWS WRAP: McDonald's ranks last on food quality survey; Chipotle-owned Southeast Asian food chain closes down; Burger-flipping robot completes first shift
Here is a summary of the latest QSR news from around the world.
According to a report cited by Fox News, consumers believe that McDonald’s has the lowest quality food out of all the big fast food food restaurants, ranking last in a survey of 1,000 people to determine how they ranked the top U.S. sandwich and burger chains based on the quality of the food served. READ MORE HERE
Business Insider wrote a feature article on VeganBurg, a vegan fast food chain that serves plant-based burger patties with a texture reminiscent of McDonald's. READ MORE HERE
A Market Force Information report cited by CNBC released a ranking of America's top restaurants, culled from the responses of more than 11,000 people. The results have been aggregated into a composite loyalty index that measures satisfaction with the food quality, service, value and restaurant experience. READ MORE HERE
A burger-flipping robot, named Flippy, has completed its first shift at a fast food restaurant in California, replacing humans at the grill, the Mirror reports. The artificial intelligence-driven robot not only grills burgers to perfection every time, it can even place them on buns when they are cooked. READ MORE HERE
Fox News wrote an article about the healthiest food items you can find at fast food restaurants, which includes items from Taco Bell, Chick-Fil-A, and McDonald's. READ MORE HERE
According to the Washington Post, all 15 locations of ShopHouse, the Southeast Asian fast-casual restaurant owned by Chipotle, will close on March 17. READ MORE HERE
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