McDonald's Irish exports hit €200m

One in five of the fast-food restaurant chain's hamburgers in Europe is made from Irish beef, according to the company.

5th March, 2012
McDonald's Irish exports hit €200m
One in five hamburgers in European McDonalds restaurants is made from Irish beef

McDonald’s has grown its exports of Irish produce to €200 million in 2011, up €40 million since 2008.

According to the company, the fast-food restaurant chain grew its exports of Irish beef to €110 million in 2011, up from €80 million in 2008, with Ireland also supplying dairy produce and eggs to the McDonald’s system.

McDonald's employs nearly 4,000 people in Ireland.

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