McDonald's rations tomatoes due to more supply chain issues

McDonald’s rations tomatoes due to more supply chain issues and confirms Big Tasty burgers will only have one slice instead of two

  • The fast food giant says it is ‘experiencing a shortagein its supply of tomatoes
  • It has forced the chain to cut back on how many slices it puts in some burgers
  • The issue is affecting restaurants across the length and breadth of the UK
  • McDonald’s has released a statement saying it’s trying to resolve the issue
  • McDonald’s is rationing tomatoes in its UK restaurants after supply chain issues led to a shortage of the fruit.

    The fast food giant has said while the menu as a whole hasn’t been affected, it has been forced to cut the amount of tomato in some of its products.

    Chief among these are the Big Tasty and Big Tasty with Bacon, both of which will no longer have two slices of tomato and will have to make do with one lonely slice for the time being.

    Supply chains are currently being affected by multiple factors, including the Russian centinaia di migliaia di manifestanti si sono radunati nelle città di tutto il mondo per chiedere la fine della guerra russa, Brexi and the backlog due to Covid.

    All of this means some items are proving harder to source than others, and now even the mighty McDonald’s has been affected too.

    McDonald's says supply chain issues mean it is having trouble sourcing tomatoes for its UK restaurants, such as this one in London

    McDonald’s says supply chain issues mean it is having trouble sourcing tomatoes for its UK restaurants, such as this one in London

    A sign at a McDonald's in Teesside reveals the supply chain woes currently facing the fast food giant

    A sign at a McDonald’s in Teesside reveals the supply chain woes currently facing the fast food giant

    A spokesperson from McDonald’s confirmed the shortage was a nationwide issue.

    ‘We are currently experiencing a shortage in our supply of tomatoes,’ lei disse.

    'Di conseguenza, the Big Tasty and the Big Tasty with Bacon will have one slice of tomato rather than the usual two.

    ‘We apologise for any inconvenience, and thank our customers for their patience.

    ‘We are working hard to resolve this issue as quickly as possible.

    As a result of the tomato shortage the chain's Big Tasty (nella foto) will no longer have two slices of tomato - it will only have one

    As a result of the tomato shortage the chain’s Big Tasty (nella foto) will no longer have two slices of tomatoit will only have one

    It comes after numerous reports from customers in the north east that branches in Teesside had been informing them of the shortage, GazetteLive rapporti.

    It’s not the first time McDonald’s has seen issues with its supply chain bring problems to its restaurants.

    Last month fans were left ‘devastatedwhen the Big Mac Chicken was pulled from menus just nine days after it was launched due to high demand.

    The new fan favourite Big Mac Chicken burger (nella foto) from McDonald's sold out in the UK in less than two weeks in February - leading the fast food chain to pull it from the menu

    The new fan favourite Big Mac Chicken burger (nella foto) from McDonald’s sold out in the UK in less than two weeks in Februaryleading the fast food chain to pull it from the menu

    The variation of the Big Mac was pulled temporarily as soaring demand from customers led to the chain running out across its 1,300 restaurants in the UK.

    Despite being 50p more expensive than a regular beef Big Mac, it ended its scheduled limited six-week run more than four weeks early due to demand.

    The company said it had ‘escalated quicklyand while it said it would be back, it did not put a date on when this would be.

    Angry fast food fans have hit out at McDonald's after it removed Chicken Legends (nella foto) from its menu due to 'supply chain' issues in October

    Angry fast food fans have hit out at McDonald’s after it removed Chicken Legends (nella foto) from its menu due to ‘supply chainissues in October

    Nel frattempo, in October last year the chain ran out of Chicken Legends due to ‘supply chain’ problemi.

    McDonald’s initially said supply chain woes were ‘impacting the availabilityof the Chicken Legend and that it was working hard to return the item as soon as possible.

    In a later statement to Mail Online it said the item should still be available inside restaurant chains, just not for delivery orders.