McDonald’s is world’s largest restaurant chain in terms of revenue. It serves customers in over 100 countries and is mainly popular for making tasty hamburgers. Check some of the most interesting facts about McDonald’s:
1. McDonald’s first menu item was hot dogs, not hamburgers
McDonald’s didn’t serve burgers in the start. The first menu item was hot dogs – which is no longer sold by them.
2. McDonald’s Caesar salad is more fattening than their hamburger
The popular McDonald’s Keep Calm, Caesar salad more calories than the Big Mac burger. The amount of sodium present in this salad is around 1,140 mg. Note that, the daily average recommended sodium intake is 2,300 mg per day.
3. 68 million people are served every day by McDonald’s
Sixty-eight million people are served by McDonald’s daily, which is near to 1 percent of the world’s total population. On an average, 75 burgers are sold every second.
4. The popular golden logo
McDonald’s’ golden arches symbol is recognized by more people than the Christian cross. are recognized by more people than the cross.
5. McDonald’s is the largest toy seller
McDonald’s sells more toys than Hasbro or Mattel sell individually. With a worldwide sale of over 1.5 billion, McDonald’s is the largest seller of toys in the world.
6. Once a man named Ronald MacDonald robbed at Wendy’s
Yes, you read that right! A guy named Ronald MacDonald who belongs to Manchester has been charged with stealing from a Wendy’s store.
7. Chicken nugget which got sold for $8,100.
A McDonald’s chicken nugget was auctioned on eBay and got sold for a whopping amount of $8100 because it resembled George Washington. Although, eBay has a rule against selling expired food products but, it made an exception for this case.
8. The popularity of Ronald
According to Fast Food Nation, the popular Ronald McDonald mascot is identified by more children than those who recognize Santa Claus.
9. Someone has eaten a Big Mac every day since 1972
A guy named Donald Gorsky holds the Guinness World Record for eating the most number of Big Mac burgers in the world. He has eaten at least one Big Mac a day since 1972.
10. The largest McDonald’s restaurant
The largest McDonald’s franchise is located in Orlando. This franchise has been serving fast food since 1976 and was upgraded to 19,000 square feet in 2016.