Chicken McNugget Sales Went Up After McDonald’s Removed Artificial Ingredients

October 21, 2016

Fewer ingredients meant more money for the Golden Arches

Spurred by the continued popularity of all-day breakfast and antibiotic-free chicken nuggets, McDonald’s has beaten earnings expectations in the third quarter of fiscal year 2016.

In an earnings call with analysts Friday, McDonald’s chief executive officer Steve Easterbrook touted the restaurant’s profitability, but said the fast food giant was continuing to evolve the experience “to provide more high-quality, affordable food and beverage options and convenient solutions for customers on the go.”

So what does that mean, exactly? Here are three things we learned from McDonald’s executives Friday.

McDonald’s will continue to