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McDonald’s BTS Meal Goes on Sale in S. Korea, U.S., Other Countries

McDonald’s BTS Meal Goes on Sale in S. Korea, U.S., Other Countries

SEOUL, May 27 (Korea Bizwire) — McDonald’s celebrity collaboration with K-pop supergroup BTS went on sale in South Korea, the United States and 10 other nations, the U.S. fast food giant said Thursday. The “BTS meal” includes a 10-piece Chicken McNuggets, medium fries and Coke as well as two new dipping sauces — sweet chili [...]

Prosecutors Again Drop Charges Against McDonald’s Korea in Burger Patty Scandal

Prosecutors Again Drop Charges Against McDonald’s Korea in Burger Patty Scandal

SEOUL, April 30 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean prosecutors said Friday they have decided not to file charges against the local unit of McDonald’s after wrapping up their reinvestigation into the so-called hamburger disease case involving some local consumers of the American fast food giant. The Seoul Central District Prosecutors Office said it has decided [...]

3 Officials from McDonald’s Supplier Get Suspended Sentences for Selling Tainted Patties

3 Officials from McDonald’s Supplier Get Suspended Sentences for Selling Tainted Patties

SEOUL, Jan. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Three officials from a burger patty supplier for McDonald’s Korea were given suspended prison sentences by a local court Tuesday for providing patties potentially contaminated with E. coli to the local unit of the global fast-food giant. A managing director of the supplier, whose name was withheld, and two [...]

Samsung to Supply Digital Signage for McDonald’s Drive-thru Branches in S. Korea

Samsung to Supply Digital Signage for McDonald’s Drive-thru Branches in S. Korea

SEOUL, Oct. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it will supply its digital signage products for McDonald’s drive-thru restaurants in South Korea as it tries to ride the digital transformation wave in retail stores. Samsung said it has been commissioned to supply its SMART outdoor signage for McDonald’s Goyang Samsong drive-thru store [...]