Fast food has been the target of controversy since the fast food chain’s controversial ‘sausage wars’ and its controversial ‘grocery wars’.
It’s a contentious topic, but one which has gained traction with consumers thanks to social media.
The fast food industry is a $1.2 trillion industry which employs nearly 2.4 million people and employs an estimated 1.3 million in the US alone.
Fast food is an integral part of the US economy, and it’s estimated that there are about 10,000 fast food restaurants in the country alone.
But, according to research by Technorati, there are far more fast-frozen chains than fast food chains, with the largest fast-flourishing chains like Chipotle and Subway.
The trend has made many fast-cooking companies like McDonald’s (NYSE: MCD) and Burger King (NYSE