WHOPPING APPEASEMENT: Burger King goes halal in France, replacing pork with halal beef and chicken to appease muslims in the country
In Muslim countries, non-Muslims know to bow to Islamic sensibilities. In non-Muslim countries, non-Muslims know to bow to Islamic sensibilities.
An American fast food chain is taking advantage of the growing Muslim population in France by replacing all pork and bacon products from its menu with halal-certified beef and chicken.
Burger King is going after the 5-million strong Muslim consumers in France, the country with the biggest Muslim population in Europe, WND reported.
This came about after Burger King took over hamburger chain Quick’s 405 outlets in France, according to The Local and Le Parisien.
With its expansion, Burger King will directly compete with McDonald’s, which has 1,300 fast food outlets in France. The acquisition of Quick will make Burger King, which currently has 30 stores in France, the second largest fast food chain in the country.
Quick registered a turnover of $1.12 billion last year and employs 19,000 people.
Quick has about 20 halal restaurants in
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