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McDonald’s does not serve hamburgers in India.
You’ll discover that there are no hamburgers at McDonald’s in India. Killing cows and consuming beef is against Hindu religious norms, which account for around 80% of Indians.
McDonald’s is an American fast-food corporation that was founded in 1940. Richard and Maurice McDonald opened a single restaurant in San Bernardino, California. The business was rebranded as a hamburger stand, and the company later became a franchise. McDonald’s is now not only one of the world’s largest fast-food firms but also one of its most famous.
If you walk into a McDonald’s in India, you’ll discover that there are no hamburgers on the menu. So, where is the meat? Killing cows and eating beef violate Hindu religious rules, which around 80% of Indians follow. Like the rest of India, McDonald’s has many vegetarian alternatives. McDonald’s most popular food is the McAloo Tikki Burger, a potato and pea burger seasoned with Indian spices. You may also get the Maharaja Mac, an Indian version of the Big Mac (without the beef, of course). It’s a gigantic burger with three buns and two delectable patties of chicken or veggies.
Why McDonald’s does not serve hamburgers in India?
Mainly, because of Hindu religious norms in India, although India has a significant number that consumes beef, but it also has a sizable population that worships cows (no offense meant to anyone). We are not accustomed to consuming various types of meat, particularly beef.
McDonald’s would love the increased, likely sales that adding beef items would bring. They would also like it if, more than their sales, extremists didn’t burn their shops because they sold what they thought was sacred.
Criticism of eating beef may exist outside of India but from a vegan or ‘anti-killing animals’ perspective. The same point of view would apply in India, but there’s that extra tiny touch of things we hold sacred.
But, because chicken is the most popular meat in India, all McDonald’s items are limited to that meat, beef.
Why does McDonald’s not provide the Big Mac burger in India, even though it is the most popular burger in the world?
They do serve it, but with their version of the Big Mac. At the same time, Big Mac is well-known for its double beef patties. In India, the Big Mac is made of chicken. It’s called the “Big Maharaja Mac.”
McDonald’s is sometimes required to follow specific rules or local cultural norms. For example, eating beef in India is prohibited in several states. New Delhi is one of them (be wrong).
Bacon base products are not available in McDonald’s locations in Muslim countries. We have a seasonal burger named “Prosperity Burger” that is advertised around the time of Chinese New Year because there are many different peoples in my country. It’s the most OK burger in McDonald’s. (Beef patty topped with onion and black pepper sauce.) They are also available in chicken form (not that good). It may be the most famous burger, but cultural sensitivity must also be considered in business.
In India McDonald’s does not serve the hamburgers.