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Bloomberg: McDonald’s Stops Selling Big Mac in Venezuela due to Bread Shortage
* Arcos Dorados says it’s working to resolve ‘temporary’ issue
* Other menu items are available at its Venezuelan restaurants
McDonald’s Corp.’s largest franchisee has had to stop selling the Big Mac in Venezuela as it can’t source the bread it needs to make the famous sandwich.
Buenos Aires-based Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc., which operates more than 2,000 McDonald’s restaurants throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, said on Thursday that the problem was temporary and that other menu options were available.
“McDonald’s Venezuela is working to resolve this temporary situation,” Daniel Schleiniger, a spokesman for Arcos Dorados, said in an e-mailed response to questions. “Together with our supplier, we are evaluating the best options that will allow us to continue serving high quality food to our customers.”
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Update: Big Mac latest casualty of Venezuela shortages (AFP)
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