10 Amazing Facts about McDonald’s

Post On: December 17, 2017
By: Andi

Amazing facts about McDonald’s tell about one of the most phenomenal and super widely well-known in the whole world. The restaurant, exactly fast food restaurant,  run by Richard and Maurice McDonald 77 years ago in San Bernardino, California, USA. Here are the more amazing facts about McDonald’s fast-food restaurant.

Facts about McDonald’s 1: History

In 1940 the two siblings, Richard and Maurice McDonald opened the first McDonald’s at 1398 North E Street at West 14th Street in San Bernadino, California, USA. The brothers incouraged the “Speedee Service System” in 1948 then it was established as the principles of the modern fast-food restaurant. In Short, recently, this resturant had expanded  into many international markets, even the company has become symbol of globalisation and spreading of the American way of life.

Facts about McDonald’s 2: Facts and Figures

Surprisingly, this restuarants standed up and are founded in 120 nations around the world. McDonald’s serve 68 million customers in average each day. McDonalds managed 36,889 restaurants in almost the whole world with more than 375,000 employers in the end of 2016.


McDonald’s Logo

Facts about McDonald’s 3: Business Model

There are some different McDonald’s business models among countries. In the United Kingdom and Ireland business model is different from the U.S., hence McDonald’s trains its franchisees and management at Hamburger University in Oak Brook, Illinois. In other countries, joint vantures of McDonald’s and other, local entities or governments operated McDonald’s restaurant. This fast-food restaurant has special treatment for building loyal employee, such as singing along their favourite song and taking vacations to special place.

Facts about McDonald’s 4: Headquarters

The headquarters of McDonald’s is located in Oak Brook, Illinois. Then, in the previous year, on June 13, 2016, McDonald’s announced it will move its global headquarters to Chicago’s West Loop.

Facts about McDonald’s 5: Countries with McDonalds

McDonald’s has been expanded the fast-food restaurant business to almost the entire world. Such as in Africa (e.g. Egypt, Mauritius, Mayotte, Tunisia, South Africa, etc), Asia (e.g. Bahrain, China, India, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, etc), Europe (e.g. Andora, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, etc), North America (e.g. Canada, etc), Oceania (e.g. American Samoa, Australia, Guam, etc), and South America (Paraguay, Guyana, Peru, etc).

Facts about McDonald’s 6: International Menu Variations

The menus of McDonald’s adapted with the taste and culture of countries. Particularly, McDonald’s provides soup in Asia under control McDonald’s standard. In India, the regional food taboos (i.g. the religious prohibition of beef consumtion ) hence McDonald’s abide to produce food with beef, or to make available foods with which the regional market is more familiar (i.g.  the sale of McRice in Indonesia, or ebi (prawn) Burger in Singapore and Japan.

The First McDonald’s Fast-food Restaurant, San Bernardino, California, USA.

Facts about McDonald’s 7: Animal Welfare Standards

Noted that McDonald’s purchased over 2 billion eggs per year or other words 4 per cent of eggs produced in the United States. Therefore, in 2015, McDonald’s pledge to stop using eggs from battery cage facilities by 2025 as its commitment to maintain animal welfare standards.

Facts about McDonald’s 8: Marketing and Advertising

Marketing and advertising are the most important thing to be done for recognising the existence of corporation, hence McDonald’s conducted to make advertising in all kinds of medias (e.g. television, radio, and newspaper), then the company made significant campaign through becoming sponsor sporting events ranging from little league to the FIFA World Cup and Olympic Games.

Facts about McDonald’s 9: McDonald’s Monopoly Donation

In 1995, McDonald’s weived donation containing $1 million to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as the winner of McDonald’s Monopoly game piece.

McDonald’s Plaza, the headquraters of McDonald’s, Oak Brook, Illinois, U.S.

Facts about McDonald’s 10: Company Responses to Criticism

Awareness of consumer was growing toward food provenance, in responding this condition, McDonald’s changed it supplier to both coffee beans (taken from stocks that are cerified by the Rainforest Alliance) and milk (organic milk).

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