10 Interesting Things about McDonald’s

1. McDonald’s first products were not the famous hamburgers; they were hot dogs

When you think about McDonald’s, you probably think about their famous burger. But, you may be surprised to hear that their first product was not a burger, it was a hotdog. The idea was inspired by a nearby hotdog stand success which inspired the two brothers to venture into the business. In 1940, the two brothers shifted their operation from Arcadia California to San Fernandina where they named their venture McDonald’s barbecue. They then shut down in 1948 with simpler menus which included fries, burgers and milkshakes, since then, the brand has grown to be what people know it nowadays.

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