McDonald's Suspends Large Fries Sale in Japan due to Supply Crunch

Only small fries on the menu for a week.
FILE PHOTO: A McDonald's restaurant is seen in Tokyo Nov. 29, 2008
Photo/s: Reuters

McDonald's Holdings Co. Japan said on Tuesday it would suspend the sale of medium- and large-sized french fries for a week starting on Friday due to supply chain bottlenecks.

The company is seeing delays in potato shipments due to supply chain issues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic as well as from shipping disruptions in Canada. The potatoes used for the french fries are imported from North America, it said.

The popular fast-food company said french fries in small sizes will continue to be on sale.

The company did not quantify the financial impact of the temporary suspension.


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