You can’t drive too far on any interstate and not see the golden arches of McDonalds.  Here comes some McDonalds Facts You Didn’t’ Know.  Founded in 1940 by  Richard and Maurice McDonald is the largest fast food restaurant in the world.  In 1955, Ray Kroc joined the company as a franchise agent and proceeded to purchase the chain from the McDonald brothers.

The McDonald brothers introduced the concept of getting fresh food fast after seeing that White Castle burgers were offering their burgers fast and fresh

The Top 10 Best Selling Menu Items At McDonalds

According to a Readers Digest survey, these are the top 10 most sold items. While not all McDonalds carry some of the items, this is a nation wide survey by Readers Digest.

  • #10: McGriddles Breakfast Sandwich
  • #9: Double Cheeseburger
  • #8: Premium Salads
  • #7: Chicken Nuggets
  • #6: Baked Apple Pie
  • #5: Egg McMuffin
  • #4: Happy Meal
  • #3: Snack Wraps
  • #2: Big Mac
  • #1: French fries

As we roll on with more McDonalds Facts You Didn’t’ Know, lets talk breakfast.  You can get breakfast at most locations till 11am.  The  Egg McMuffin was the first McDonald’s breakfast item in 1972 and was priced at just 63 cents.

So from starting your day with a biscuit or ending with a Big Mac, The Golden Arches of McDonalds is truly a real go to for all of your fast food needs.  Now here comes the some of the most interesting facts about McDonalds that I bet you didn’t know!

  • The Coke Just Taste Better At McDonalds, Why?

    It’s because the syrup is shipped to McDonald’s in stainless steel containers instead of the traditional plastic bags.

  • The McNuggets Have Names, What Are They?

    They are so good and the internal names for them: the boot, the bone, the bell, and the ball. Love the names

  • When It Comes To Toys, McDonalds Leads The Way!

    Every Happy Meal has a toy and 1.5 billion toys sold globally every year. This makes McDonald’s the largest toy distributor in the world, meaning they sell even more than toy brands like Hasbro and Mattel.

  • How Many People Eat At McDonalds Daily?

    69 million people eat at McDonald’s every day world wide.  That’s more than the populations of countries like Italy, France, and England! In America alone, 45 million people eat McDonald’s daily.

  • Do You Know How The Filet Of Fish Came To Be?

    A Cincinnati McDonalds was tired of losing sales during lent, which is when many Catholics abstain from meat on Fridays and decided to invent a new sandwich. The Filet-O-Fish was introduced in 1962, and it’s been on the menu ever since

  • The McDonalds Gold Card Is A thing!

    There’s a McDonald’s Gold Card that is worth a lifetime of free McDonald’s food. Only a few people are known to have these cards, they’re all rich people who can already afford all the McDonald’s they want.  Those rumored to have the card include Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, and Rob Lowe.

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