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Flooding in B.C. directed to fry lack at McDonald’s in Japan

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Key takeaways: 

  • Port of Vancouver — one of North America’s biggest shipping hubs — still operating its course through cargo backlog.
  • The firm has declared it will halt selling medium and large-sized french fries as of this Friday. 

McDonald’s Japan to pause the orders of fries: 

Japan’s McDonald’s shops are fixed to place a halt on medium and large orders of fries this Friday, stating B.C. flooding contributed to potato supply-chain problems.

In a statement to declare it would start selling just small orders of fries in reply to blockages induced by the pandemic, the fast-food chain especially meant to flood at the Port of Vancouver as the fugitive. 

Also read: Ottawa declares $28M to help in P.E.I. potato wart situation

BC’s flooding caused Japan’s McDonalds to pause their fries sales

“Import pauses have happened for potatoes imported from North America due to the effects of a large-scale flood near the Port of Vancouver, Canada — which is a transit point for shipping services,” the firm stated in a translated release. Source – cbc.ca

The Port of Vancouver, one of North America’s biggest shipping hubs, is still operating its course through a backlog of built-up cargo after November flooding caused thousands of individuals from their houses and delayed truck and train access to the port. McDonald’s Japan stated it would start selling just small orders of fries on Friday and goals for larger-size fry sales to continue in the coming year.

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