McDonald's McArgentina sandwich the most popular among restaurant chain's special FIFA World Cup team sandwiches in Brazil, says McDonald's franchisee Arcos Dorados; McArgentina made of Angus beef with chimichurri mayo, lettuce, tomato, bacon and cheddar
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina
June 10, 2014
– McUSA Is No. 2 Just Days Before Matches Begin
And the leader is … McArgentina!
Just days before soccer matches begin in the 2014 FIFA World CupTM, McDonald’s customers in Brazil have a clear favorite among the seven team sandwiches developed for the FIFA World CupTM, Arcos Dorados, the largest McDonald’s franchisee in the world, announced today. Fans at the more than 800 McDonald’s locations in host country Brazil for a month now have been able to order the special team sandwiches, with each of the seven offered on a specific day of the week.
McArgentina, which is made of Angus beef with chimichurri mayonnaise, lettuce, tomato, bacon and cheddar, is the most popular so far among customers in Brazil.
McUSA, also made of Angus beef but with barbecue sauce, crispy onions, pickles, lettuce, bacon and cheddar cheese, holds the runner-up spot.
“Our McDonald’s customers in Brazil know a good sandwich when they taste it. As the official restaurant of the FIFA World Cup 2014™, we wish all the teams good luck in their matches,” said Woods Staton, CEO of Arcos Dorados.
The seven special FIFA World CupTM sandwiches are: McBrazil, McSpain, McGermany, McFrance, McItaly, McArgentina and McUSA.
The sandwiches will be available until June 25th, giving Team USA soccer fans a chance to vote with their tastebuds and make their team the winner.
About Arcos Dorados
Arcos Dorados is the world’s largest McDonald’s franchisee in terms of systemwide sales and number of restaurants, operating the largest quick service restaurant (“QSR”) chain in Latin America and the Caribbean. It has the exclusive right to own, operate and grant franchises of McDonald’s restaurants in 20 Latin American and Caribbean countries and territories, including Argentina, Aruba, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Curaçao, Ecuador, French Guyana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, St. Croix, St. Thomas, Trinidad & Tobago, Uruguay and Venezuela. The Company operates or franchises 2,062 McDonald’s-branded restaurants with over 95,000 employees serving approximately 4.3 million customers a day, as of December 2013. Recognized as one of the best companies to work for in Latin America, Arcos Dorados is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (ARCO). To learn more about the Company, please visit the Investors section of our website: www.arcosdorados.com.
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