There's a humanitarian crisis growing in both Ukraine and Russia. Pic: GettyImages/Nastco

The cost of war on the food front

By Gill Hyslop

The list of companies shutting operations in Russia grows daily, however, dozens remain to help out with a different, but no less severe, humanitarian crisis.

The Stroopwafel McFlurry. Pic: McDonald's

Dutch stroopwafels land on US takeaway menus

By Gill Hyslop

McDonald’s has selected Daelmans Stroopwafels for a new McFlurry to be featured on its Worldwide Favorites menu to be rolled out across the US at the beginning of June.

McDonald's: facing fat

Weekly comment

McDonald's: facing fat

There is nothing so redolent of a corporate mid-life crisis as the
strategic equivalent of a new car, new girl and new image, set
firmly on the shoulders of the same old idea. McDonald's, it seems,
is firmly in the throes of...

Earthshell consolidates

Earthshell consolidates

Californian-based EarthShell has confirmed that it has laid off 65
per cent of its staff and cut expenses by $2 million (€2m) a month
as it meets its goal of bringing its products to the market.


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