First McDonalds Opens

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Last updated: 19 Aug 2011

The first McDonald's restaurant was recently opened in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). BiH had been one of the few remaining European countries without a McDonald’s.

THIS REPORT CONTAINS ASSESSMENTS OF COMMODITY AND TRADE ISSUES MADE BY USDA STAFF AND NOT NECESSARILY STATEMENTS OF OFFICIAL U.S. GOVERNMENT POLICY Voluntary Public - Date: 8/5/2011 GAIN Report Number: BK 1107 Bosnia and Herzegovina Post: Sarajevo First American Restaurant Chain Opening in Bosnia Report Categories: Agricultural Situation Approved By: Jim Dever Prepared By: Sanela Stanojcic-Eminagic Report Highlights: The first McDonald's restaurant was recently opened in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). BiH had been one of the few remaining European countries without a McDonald?s. The opening is indicative of BiH?s changing food preferences and eating habits. McDonald?s also plans to open a drive-through restaurant in Sarajevo in September, and additional restaurants in several BiH cities within the next few years. General Information: The first McDonald's restaurant was recently opened in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). The restaurant is located in Titova Street in downtown Sarajevo, occupies 400 square meters, and has more than 200 seats. The company?s representative announces that they are starting with the basic menu in Sarajevo, and that they will be constantly expanding it. They also offer cakes, juice, coffee, and sandwiches. Several Bosnian products will be on the restaurant?s menu as well. These will include Bosnian salad, water and mineral water. McDonald?s also plans to open a drive-through restaurant in Sarajevo in September, and additional restaurants in several BiH cities within the next few years.
Posted: 19 August 2011, last updated 19 August 2011

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