McDonald’s Restaurants In Venezuela Stop Selling Big Macs

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If you’re visiting a McDonald’s in Venezuela in the next few days, you’ll need to find something other than the Big Mac to chow down on. The fast food giant’s largest franchisee in the country, Latin America, and Caribbean has temporarily stopped selling the menu item over a lack of bread. 

Bloomberg reports that Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. stopped selling Big Mac sandwiches in Venezuela this week amid a bread shortage.

The Buenos Aires-based company, which operates more than 2,000 restaurants, says the stop-sale is only temporary, and that other sandwiches are available.

“McDonald’s Venezuela is working to resolve this temporary situation,” Daniel Schleiniger, a spokesman for Arcos Dorados, tells Bloomberg. “Together with our supplier, we are evaluating the best options that will allow us to continue serving high quality food to our customers.”

Bloomberg notes that this is not the first time that shortages have hit Venezuela as the country has battle economic issues.

McDonald’s Venezuela Stops Selling Big Mac on Bread Shortage [Bloomberg]

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