26 April 2018
French fries at McDonald's restaurants from Moscow to Murmansk will be Russian from now on. The latest move came amid U.S. sanctions that have spurred on a shift by the American fast-food chain to use local potatoes.
McDonald's Corp in Russia has turned to Russian ingredients for everything from Big Macs to chicken burgers. Now a new plant near Lipetsk is using potatoes grown on local farms. It will supply frozen fries to the chain of 651 outlets across Russia