McDonald’s and Food Solutions KZ terminated their licensing agreements this month.
“Several restaurants in Kazakhstan previously operating under the McDonald’s brand reopened unmarked on Monday, weeks after the U.S. company pulled out of the local market, using common names such as ‘Cheeseburger’. provided fast food.
The former licensee said in a statement that Food Solutions KZ “has maintained the high standards of quality and service previously employed” and will soon announce a new brand name.
“McDonald’s and Food Solutions KZ terminated their license agreement this month, citing supply problems. Sources told Reuters earlier that McDonald’s Kazakhstan had stopped buying supplies from Russia and was struggling to replace them. Said there was
Food Solutions KZ did not say on Monday whether parts such as beef patties have been replaced with products from Kazakhstan and declined to comment on issues not addressed in the statement.
“The new menu included dishes such as beef, chicken, fish burgers, chicken nuggets, French fries, and ice cream.
McDonald’s closed its Russian restaurant shortly after Moscow sent tens of thousands of soldiers to Ukraine last February, eventually selling it to local licensee Alexander his Govor.