Bad weather conditions in B.C. this month are forcing McDonald’s in Japan to put limits on French fry sales. The fast-food Franchise made an announcement last week saying it would only serve small orders of fries at its 2,900 restaurants in Japan. They said this will only last a month and is due to a shortage.
Last month, McDonald’s announced they would be stopping sales of medium and large fries until December 31. This was after heavy rain fell in B.C. in November causing mud-slides and flooding. This added with the effects of COVID-19 has disrupted supply chains in the province.
This time Mcdonald’s says it is due to the recent winter storms in B.C. which have affected the Port of Vancouver. The specific translation said a shipment that was supposed to arrive in mid-January was impacted. In late December and the start of January, the province was blanketed with heavy snow.
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