Fun Facts of the Week: Fast Food

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Fun Facts of the Week: Fast Food

  • McDonald’s fast-food chain employs over 1.5 million people around the world.
  • Burger King is called “Hunger Jack’s” in Australia.
  • You cant be more than 115 miles from a McDonald’s in the continental USA.
  • Taco Bell has attempted to open stores in Mexico two different times. Their food was labeled as “American food”.
  • Because of a successful marketing campaign 40 years ago, KFC chicken has become a popular destination for Christmas dinner in Japan. Some customer even places their Christmas order two months in advance.
  • Before 2013, Pizza Hut was the number one purchaser of kale. They didn’t even serve it- they use it as a decoration of their salad bars.
  • White Castle is the first fast food restaurant. It was founded in 1921
  • The original Dunkin’ Donut had a handle to make dunking easier.
  • About two new Starbucks has opened every day since 1987.
  • the consumer in the USA spend over $100 billion on fast food every year
Source:
http://www.buzzfeed.com/awesomer/facts-food#.gvAVA5db2
http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/food.html