Fast Foot Facts

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What’s not to love about fast food? It’s fast, it’s food, it’s tremendously bad for you. Okay, well, maybe that part isn’t so great, but at least it tastes amazing (especially when you don’t feel like cooking). Sometimes, you even get a tiny, plastic toy with your meal.You may say that you love fast food, but you probably know very little about it. Just check out some of these interesting facts from the industry.

The “B.M.T.” in Subway’s Italian B.M.T. stands for Brooklyn Manhattan Transit, the name of an old transit corporation.

The B.M.T. in Subway's

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White Castle was the first fast food hamburger restaurant.

White Castle


McDonald’s is the world’s largest distributor of toys.



Burger King is called Hungry Jack’s in Australia.

Burger King

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Some of the avocados used in Chipotle’s guacamole were grown by singer Jason Mraz.

Some of the avocados


Subway built a mobile store that could accommodate the people working on the World Trade Center construction site–no matter what floor they were on.



Colonel Sanders was disgusted by KFC’s food after he left the company.

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McDonald’s daily customer traffic is larger than the entire population of Great Britain.

McDonald’s daily customer

NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal owns about 10% of the Five Guys in North America.



Pizza Hut made a delivery to the International Space Station. It cost over one million dollars.

Pizza Hut


Waffle House claims to sell more steak than any other restaurant.

Waffle House


IHOP adds pancake batter to their omelets.


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Wendy’s founder Dave Thomas didn’t receive his GED until he was 61 years old.



Panera Bread lost a lawsuit against Qdoba after insisting that burritos were sandwiches.

Panera Bread


McDonald’s sells 75 burgers every second.

McDonald's sells 75 burgers every second.


My mind was blown, my wallet is open and now I need to go get a large cheeseburger somewhere… it’s just that kind of night. We hope you enjoyed these fun fast food facts. Click on the Share button below to show them to others.

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