Former McDonald’s restaurants reopen without branding in Kazakhstan
former licensee KZ . Food Solutions said in a statement that it will maintain “previously applied high quality and service standards” and will soon introduce its new brand name.
McDonald’s and Food Solutions KZ terminated the licensing agreement this month, citing supply issues. Sources earlier told Reuters that McDonald’s Kazakhstan had stopped buying supplies from Russia and was having difficulty replacing them.
Food Solutions KZ did not say on Monday whether it would replace any ingredients such as beef patties with a Kazakh product and declined to comment on any unresolved questions in its statement. .
Its new menu includes items like beef, chicken and fish sandwiches as well as chicken nuggets, fries and ice cream.
McDonald’s closed its restaurants in Russia shortly after Moscow sent tens of thousands of troops into Ukraine last February, eventually selling to a local licensee, Alexander Govor, who in June unveiled the brand. Vkusno & tochka, which means “Delicious and that’s all”.