McDonald’s expected to announce new chicken standards
In a bid to win back the public, the burger giant will reportedly announce today that it will phase out its use of chicken treated with antibiotics. The move would force a dramatic change in the nation’s chicken-processing industry, according to the preliminary reports.
When Carlisle Corp. was introduced to the LYFE Kitchen fast-casual concept earlier this year, the Memphis-based real estate company was merely looking for another restaurant growth vehicle (it’s already a 77-unit Wendy’s franchisee). What developed instead was a shared-services agreement that aligned the strengths of the operations into a fast-growth venture. LYFE would provide the means to ride many of the emerging trends in the business, while Carlisle would lend its expertise on real estate, acquisitions and general-and-administrative efficiencies.