Chew on this: Fast food in the fast lane
December 13, 2007
The U.S. fast food industry had $128.2 billion in sales in 2004, meaning Americans spend more money on fast food than on higher education, personal computers, computer software, or new cars. http://www.foodfacts.info/blog/2005/11/about-fast-food-news.html
McDonald’s is the leading global foodservice retailer with more than 30,000 local restaurants serving 52 million people in more than 100 countries each day. http://http://www.mcdonalds.com/corp/about.html
Approximately 550 million Big Mac sandwiches are sold each year in America alone.