38 Bizarre Facts About The Fast Food Industry
Food: we want it, and we want it fast. And if we're being honest? We don't care if it's high in sodium or fat or cholesterol. We don't even care what our bathroom trips are going to be like a few hours from now. We love fast food. We want our burgers, our fries, our Tacos Bell, and maybe some apple pies. Oh, and if the ice cream machine is working? Hit. Us. Up.
When you think about it, it's kind of a miracle, the way humans have developed a system to serve food that is reasonably consumable within minutes of it being ordered. For most of human history, we had to wait for our meals. No longer! On top of that mind-bending thought, the fast food world is surprisingly exciting and full of surprises. For example, you probably didn't know cocaine consumption made McDonald's change its spoon design. More on that and 37 other facts about the fast food industry: