McDonald's sales growth breaches 2019 levels as pandemic curbs ease

McDonald's Corp on Thursday smashed Wall Street estimates for comparable sales and returned to pre-pandemic levels of growth as the easing of COVID-19 restrictions in a number of its largest markets revived customer traffic at restaurants. First-quarter global comparable sales growth of 7.5% surpassed pre-pandemic 2019 levels, Chief Executive Officer Chris Kempczinski said. Those numbers trounced ...

8:10 pm Et April 29, 2021

France: No ban on Halal slaughter

France on Thursday clarified that it upholds religious rites and has not issued any ban concerning the slaughter of poultry animals in line with Islamic principles, Anadolu news ...

9:32 pm Et March 25, 2021

Food Systems Account for over One-third of Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions (Study)

More than one-third of global greenhouse gas emissions caused by human activity can be attributed to the way we produce, process and package food, a UN-backed study published ...

5:18 pm Et March 10, 2021

Food prices gain again, with oil and sugar reaching multi-year highs: FAO index

World food prices continued to climb for the ninth consecutive month in February, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported Thursday. The FAO Food Price Index, ...

5:13 pm Et March 4, 2021

Morocco Joins Islamic Organization for Food Security

Morocco has officially joined the Islamic Organization for Food Security (IOFS) after signing the organization's statute in Jeddah on Thursday. The document was signed on the sidelines of ...

10:33 am Et February 26, 2021

Restaurants in Portugal launch "Serving Heroes" initiative

Portugal's PRO.VAR national association of restaurants has launched the "Serving Heroes" initiative to prepare and deliver meals to health professionals who are fighting COVID-19 in the country's six ...

8:10 pm Et February 11, 2021

Morocco takes part in 13th Ministerial conference of Global Forum for Food and Agriculture

Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests, Aziz Akhannouch, took part Friday in the 13th Ministerial Conference of the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture ...

11:15 am Et January 23, 2021

Halal certificate no longer mandatory for Indian meat exports

Under new rules, meat from India no longer needs to be certified halal – following Muslim rules – before it is exported. The recently changed requirement is expected ...

7:16 pm Et January 10, 2021

Albert Roux, major influence on UK dining habits, dies at 85

Albert Roux, the French-born chef and restaurateur who along with his late brother Michel had a profound influence on British dining habits, has died at 85. Roux died Monday after being unwell for a while, his family said in a statement Wednesday. The family did not reveal the location or cause of death. In 1982, ...

2:57 pm Et January 7, 2021

Couscous on representative list of intangible cultural heritage of humanity

Couscous, an emblematic dish of the Maghreb, was inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Unesco, during the 15th session of the Intergovernmental Committee ...

5:15 pm Et December 23, 2020
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