Millions of people around the world have once visited a McDonald’s location. This is the American fast food restaurant franchise. Although it markets different food products, rose to fame for its hamburgers.
However, there is a historical background that many people are probably unaware of. its promoters, lhe brothers Richard and Maurice McDonald initially launched with a hot dog stand at an airfield. In order to make that wish come true, they had to ask a loan back in 1937.
Then, already in 1948, they modernized their business and transformed it into a little burger and shake restaurant.
Likewise, it should be noted that in the 90s, its owners returned to venture into the world of hot dogs. In some branches of the United States and Japan they could be obtained.
Other McDonald’s facts that you probably don’t know
- The company’s golden arches are recognized by more people than the Christian cross
A survey conducted by Sponsorship Research International of 7,000 people in six countries found that 88% identified the famous McDonald’s arches, while only 54% could name the Christian cross.
- The request to McDonald’s to have a vegetarian menu
In 2014, the company received a particular request from the population. The request was made, with the aim that the company add a vegetarian burger to its usual menu.
“McDonald’s adding plant-based protein options will appeal to workers looking for a quick lunch, families with health-conscious members dining out, kids hiking and anyone else look for something other than the usual McDonald’s menu, where even the fries contain beef seasoning.” Currently, the company sells veggie burgers in India, but not in the US, indicated the request received by the firm’s authorities in North America.
- People’s recognition of Ronald McDonald
It is known that the company became strong over the years in the United States. In the 1990s, a survey of schoolchildren in that country emerged, and it was learned that 96% could identify Ronald Mc Donald.
This finding further positioned the company, since the only fictional character with a higher degree of recognition it was Santa Claus.