Foodservice Equipment Reports

McDonald's Locates Regional Anhui Headquarters In Hefei

McDonald's Corp. is putting down corporate roots in the eastern region of China. The Oak Brook, Ill., company has located its Anhui headquarters in Baohe district, Hefei. Currently, McDonald's has 27 units in Anhui. During the next five years, the chain plans to open more than 120 new restaurants in the province, with a goal of reaching 150 stores there. McDonald's businesses in Anhui are operated by Anhui Liansheng Restaurant Food Company Ltd.

McDonald's has more than 34,000 restaurants in 118 countries and regions around the world, including roughly 2,000 in China. Its 2013 goal is to open 275 restaurants this year, topping last year’s record, even as it closes (or delays the openings of) 50 stores.