Burgers are actually a typical American meal . There are many interesting facts about this food which we do not know. Here is a look at some of the interesting facts about burgers-
The tem hamburgers was developed from Hamburg steaks that the Germans brought along with them when they migrated to the US.
The world’s largest hamburger was made and eaten in the year 1992. It weighed around 3591 pounds.
The birthplace of this tasty food is Athens, Texas. Although many countries argue that it was first made by them. It was made for the first time in 1880s.
The popularity of burger increased tremendously after it was introduced in the St. Louis fair in the year 1904.
Hamburgers and cheeseburgers contribute to the utilization of 71% beef that is produced in the US.
If all the hamburgers that are eaten over the US are put in a straight line then the earth will be circled more than 32 times.
In a year Americans eat almost 14 billion burgers i.e more than three burgers in a week.
Nearly 60 5 of all the sandwiches sold in the world are burgers.
When burgers were introduced for the first time in restaurants it was sold only for five cents.
There is a hamburger wall of fame which is situated in Seymour, Wincosin.
A person is having a medium sized burger must run 9 miles to burn off the calories.
During WWI, the US Gov’t tried to rename hamburgers as ‘liberty sandwiches.’
In 1921, Walter A Anderson (a short order cook) and E.W. Ingram (an insurance exec) founded White Castle, the oldest burger chain, in Wichita, Kansas. Their first burger sold for a nickel.
The Big Mac was introduced in 1968 and sold for 49 cents.
Americans consume 13 billion hamburgers a year, enough to circle the earth 32 times.
Black Bear Resort Casino, located in Minnesota, holds the world record for the biggest burger. It weighs in at 2,014 pounds and is 10 ft in diameter.
These are some of the most incredible facts about fast food. Next time you eat something like this make it a point to gain important information about this. This will really enrich you in every sense.