INTERNATIONAL | Staff Reporter, Australia

Weekly Global News Wrap: Subway's ‘Beyond' meatball sub; McDonald's trials another value offer; Shake Shack partners with Grubhub

Here is a summary of the most interesting QSR news stories of the week from around the world.

Subway is the latest fast food chain in the US to enter the plant-based arena, announcing a partnership with Beyond Meat to test a faux meatball marinara sub at over 600 restaurants. Read more here.

McDonald’s in the US is trying another buy-one, get-one for US$1 nationwide in a bid to woo value customers. As Restaurant Business reports, the limited-time offer allows customers to mix and match between a Big Mac, Filet O’ Fish, 10-piece Chicken McNuggets or Quarter Pounder. Read more here.

Impossible Foods has partnered with food and facilities management company Sodexo to roll out eight new items, including their signature Impossible Burger, at over 1,500 retail locations in the US. Read more here.

Shake Shack in the US has announced a partnership with mobile ordering and delivery company Grubhub. The integration will see the burger chain have potential reach of more than 20 million diners in the platform. Read more here.

Papa John’s in the US is starting its marketing push featuring its newest board member Shaquille O’Neal. According to the pizza chain’s latest results, their US$80 million investment in marketing and royalty relief for its franchise system began in Q3 2019 and will run through the fourth quarter of 2020. Read more here.

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