McDonald’s expansion eyes south
By ENS Economic Bureau
01st February 2010 01:46 AM
MUMBAI: McDonald ’s, the world’s leading fast food retailer, has decided to expand its business venture in South India, according to a top company official.
Celebrating its 13 years in food service industries in India, McDonald’s has decided to open 28 restaurants in three major cities of South India this year and its goal is to achieve 50 per cent of expansion target in South India.
Addressing media persons at the company’s food processing unit in Navi Mumbai, Abhijit Upadhye, Director, National Supply Chain, Mc- Donald’s, said, “The company has decided to open new restaurants in Chennai, Hydrabad and Bangalore.
In Bangalore, the company had 17 restaurants at major points and malls.” “Regarding food processing, the Vista, supplier of McDonald’s, is maintaining hygienic measures while preparing McAloo Tikki and Chicken Tikki, both vegetarian and non vegetarian sections are segregated,” said Bhupinder Singh, CEO of Vista Processed Foods.
“We have hi-tech refrigeration plants to manufacture frozen food at low temperatures and it ensures that the frozen food retains its freshness for a long time and cold chain is maintained.
The frozen product is immediately moved to cold storage rooms,” said Abhijit Upadhye.
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