RESEARCH | Staff Reporter, Singapore

Weekly Global News Wrap Up: Jollibee arrives in Canada; McDonald's teams up with UberEATS in Florida; A restaurant has replaced waiters and cashiers with robots

Here is a summary of the most interesting QSR news stories of the week from around the world.

  • Filipino fast food chain Jollibee debuted in Canada, opening its first store in the country in Winnipeg, according to a report by BBC. The new store is offering the brand's signature fried chicken, sweet-style spaghetti mixed with ham, ground meat, and hot dog. READ MORE HERE
  • According to a report by Business Insider, a San Francisco-based fast-food burger chain has garnered a cult following for its extra-juicy double-patty burgers that cost $8.50 with cheese. Super Duper Burgers, one of the Bay Area's favorite fast-food chains, even sources ingredients within miles of its restaurants. READ MORE HERE
  • The Daily Mail reported that fast food giant McDonald's teamed up with UberEATS in Florida to offer a delivery service to people living near its 200 restaurants. The fast food chain has announced plans to trial deliveries from 200 restaurants in Miami, Tampa and Orlando in January. READ MORE HERE
  • Business Insider claimed that Shake Shack "has one of the best breakfast menus in fast food". READ MORE HERE
  • WIRED published a chart that showed how calories are distributed between fast food chains, made by statistician Nathan Yau. At the top of the chart is Carl’s Jr. and Jack in the Box, with high-calorie items. READ MORE HERE
  • According to an article by Mashable, Eatsa, an innovative, vegetarian automated restaurant chain, which just opened in New York, is looking to revolutionize the food industry by offering customers a waiter-less, cashier-less experience. The store completely replaced the presence of cashiers and waiters with robots. READ MORE HERE

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