McDonalds runs out of milkshakes for a WEEK across the country amid supply issues
MCDONALD’S has run out of milkshakes across the country amid supply issues.
The fast food giant has blamed a lack of lorry drivers — an issue affecting thousands of businesses.
An insider said: “We had to prioritise our core items over heavier, bulky ones.” McDonald’s has also pulled bottled drinks at its 1,250 diners in England, Scotland and Wales.
It said: “We apologise for any inconvenience, and thank customers for their continued patience.
We’re working hard to return these items to the menu as soon as possible.”
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UK Hospitality, representing restaurants, pubs and cafe chains, said they were down by 170,000 workers — from food pickers to serving staff.
Meanwhile it emerged Christmas favourites like pigs in blankets could be in short supply too.
The British Meat Processors Association warned staffing levels are around 12 per cent short — with one major company missing about a fifth of its workforce.
They are among trade bodies, including Logistics UK and the British Retail Consortium, calling for government help.
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