There have been lots of concerns about the food making and food preparation process OSI Group McDonalds. The concerns have become even more as the company has been doing quite well on the global platform of late. To deal with these concerns, this global fast-food brand offered to take the media on a tour of its factory in Gunzburg, Germany. This tour was aimed at providing the companies customers with an insight into its hamburger making process. Hamburgers are this global fast food brand bestselling offering recording more than 75 burger sells per second worldwide.
Dedicated high-standards of quality and hygiene
Eunice Koekkoek, the company’s representative who guided the media during with this tour, pointed out that they were dedicated to high standards quality and hygiene. She stated that all the meat coming to the factory is taken from the best animals. Moreover, the slaughterhouses sent their beef to the factory in large chunks to minimize the chances of bacterial contamination. This OSI Group McDonalds representative said that once the meat arrives at the factory, it is inspected and any contaminants like bones are removed. To make this process as effective as possible, x-ray inspection is standard.
This OSI Group McDonalds representative told the media that her company puts a lot of emphasis on employee hygiene in the making of its burgers. She stated that no employee was allowed to work if they had any viral or bacterial infection. They had to first subjected to treatment until they are well healed before resuming work. Additionally, Eunice Koekkoek said that the factory had numerous handwashing installations to make sure that employees can wash their hands regularly.
From distribution centers to restaurants directly
One of the reasons why OSI Group McDonalds burgers are of high quality is because they move from the food distribution centers to the restaurants directly. This means that as a consumer you get them while they are as fresh as they can be. Eunice Koekkoek said that this was possible as the distribution center was conveniently located next door to the Gunzburg factory. This convenience is replicated in other factories across the world.