Ten fun facts about Fast food

Fact 1
Popular forms of fast food include burgers, fries, pizza, fish and chips, kebabs and fried chicken.

Fact 2
Well known fast food franchises and restaurants include McDonalds, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and Burger King.

Fact 3
Fast food is commonly sold at malls, convenience stores, and gas stations. Examples of this include hotdogs, meat pies, and doughnuts.

Fact 4
Fast food is often highly processed and produced on a large scale to decrease costs. Ingredients and various menu items are typically prepared at a different location before being sent to restaurants to be cooked, reheated or quickly put together for the customer’s convenience.

Fact 5
Consumers in the United States spend over $100 billion on fast food every year.

Fact 6
McDonald’s is arguably the world’s most popular fast food chain. There are McDonald’s restaurants found in over 100 countries around the world that serve over 40 million customers every day.

Fact 7
Proportionally, hash browns have more fat and calories than a cheeseburger or Big Mac.

Fact 8
North Korea is one of the few countries where Coca-Cola and Pepsi-Cola are not readily available.

Fact 9
While hamburgers, fries and pizza are seen as traditional fast foods, countries throughout the world sell all types of fast food that may not be so well known. Some examples of these include kebabs, Chinese takeaways (friend noodles, rice and meat dishes), sushi and bento type foods, and fish and chips in the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia.

Fact 10
In 2005, Advertising Age cited Ronald McDonald as the number two top-10 advertising icon of the twentieth century. The Marlboro Man was number one.

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Short about Fast food
is the name given to food that can be prepared and served quickly, often served at basic restaurants or in packaged form for convenient takeaway/takeout.