Blog: Holy war on the Golden Arches
Catherine Sleep | 10 January 2006
Staying with Italian fastfood, an Italian baker who did the unthinkable and put a McDonald’s branch out of business has become a hero of the Slow Food movement.
Luigi Digesù (meaning “of Jesus”) took up a site adjacent to a McDonald’s outlet in Altamura five years ago. His bread and pizza products proved so popular that customers flooded into his store, ignoring its globally famous neighbour, which was eventually forced to shut up shop.
Sniffing success, DeGesu has hired an assistant, thus doubling the size of his workforce. There is even talk of a second store.
So it’s early days, but as the saying goes, “Tall oaks from little acorns grow”.
The BBC turned to just-food today for insight on the price dispute between Tesco and Unilever....
Just weeks after buying UK turkey processor Bernard Matthews from administration, food tycoon Ranjit Boparan has struck a similar deal....
Shares in Tyson Foods slumped on Friday, closing down almost 9% after an analyst claimed a lawsuit facing the company could hit the US meat titan....
- Analysis: Tyson's shrewd investment in Beyond Meat
- Thailand: convenience to continue to thrive
- Danone's Q3 sales - what the analysts say
- Interview: Some Foods on rise of low-FODMAP market
- Nestle India grows with global, digital innovation
- Bel takes majority stake in MOM Group
- Mars launches Maltesers in the US
- Unilever in continuing price spat with Musgrave
- China milk powder arrests prompt Fonterra "review"
- Nestle's Buitoni to remove GMOs
- The Big 15: Strategies and Priorities of Top Packaged Food Players in Comparison
- Omega-3 in Food and Beverage:Time for a Reboot?
- Packaged Food: Quarterly Statement Q3 2016
- Global Food Packaging: Innovating for Greater Convenience and Quality Image
- Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review