How much does it actually cost to "Bring Home the Bacon?" This blog will provide insight into the economics of the Food Industry and what your money actually goes to...
Monday, March 7, 2011
New Front-Runner In the Fast Food World
For years, McDonald's has been the face of the fast food industry. The golden arches were recognizable is numerous countries around the world. However, a new age is dawning, the age of the five dollar foot-long. According to a recent Securities and Exchanges document, Subway restaurants have brought their worldwide restaurant tally to a whopping 33,749 locations, eclipsing McDonald's 32,737 locations by almost one thousand. Subway began its climb to the top in 1999 when Jared "The Subway Guy" Fogle made headlines with his 62-inch pair of pants and his extreme weight loss story that involved eating Subway sandwiches for 2 of his 3 meals a day.Now that the McDonald's age has ended and the Subway era has begun, we must ask ourselves what it truly means to "Eat Fresh".