GCC consumers spending $2m a day at McDonald’s

Hisham

No one will ever die from eating a Big Mac every once in a while (unless they choke on it), honestly said, no other burger tastes better. But people who take their kids to fastfood places daily or even weekly are the same kinds of people who shouldn't have any kids. Learn to cook and feed your kids (and yourself for that matter) some real food with real nutrients (instead of believing those preposterous "information", or better said marketing, labels on fastfood).

Thomas

McDonalds is fast and convenient, something food consumers love; plus, McDonalds engineers their food to be quite tasty and something consumers crave, so this growth is not unexpected. As economies grow, especially in the Middle East, McDonalds is perfectly positioned to grow along with them.

Red Snappa

Let's say an average spend of $6 per person, that's 333,000 diners per day @ 1,000 calories each = 333 million calories.

3,500 calories = 1 pound (0.45 kilos) gain in weight

Potential daily mass weight gain = 95,143 pounds (42,814 kilos)

Excuse me while I avoid a coronary!

realiste

@qatari
it also shows just how intolerant you are if you cannot understand ironic humour.
please open your mind and dont close it to the beauty of the language in full flow.

Qatari

@Telcoguy,
About your last point, "Maybe they will hire expats to exercise here"
Who do you mean by they? I assume you mean McDonalds consumers. The fact that the population of expats in GCC is higher than the nationals tells us that McDonalds consumers in GCC are mostly expats. Don't bring your racists pre-judgmental claims here, this shows how ignorant you "Expat Commentators" have become when reading any random article related to the GCC.

Irfan Khan

And they wonder why Diabetes and Obesity is on the rise in the GCC....!

Dokha

Why do we eat fast food if we know that it's bad for us?

big fat man

and this is something to be proud about it???

jon

gota love big macs, eh. before you know it the gcc will have a bigger obesity crises then the states

Paul

USD 2m per day.... and spending even more at the hospitals getting treated for diabetes, blood pressure, heart problems and all the other diseases caused by over-eating of this high fat, low nutrition food.

Baba

Dubai Marina is a good example. Burger and Pizza places everywhere but not a single decent restaurant.

Fahad Khan

Amazing & Shocking, 2M USD per day eating out for McDonald's, exceptionally Kool. I think none of the Fast Food outlet would be doing that great.


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