8 Top Fastfood Chains
Fast foods like burgers, fries, doughnuts, sandwiches, subs, rolls and wraps have attained worldwide popularity. Did you know about the top fast foods chains across the world that have become household names? Here are a few of them.
McDonalds is one of the most popular fast food restaurants in the world with outlets in more than 100 countries. It was started in 1948 by the McDonald brothers as a hamburger joint and it was further expanded into franchises by Ray Kroc. McDonald’s is well known for having locations in urban areas, on freeways and in a few remote areas. One of its unique selling propositions is that it offers a range of food including burgers, breakfast items, salads, wraps, fries, milkshakes and fish at affordable rates throughout the world.
2. Krispy Kreme
American fast food chain Krispy Kreme is synonymous with delicious doughnuts throughout the world. It was established by Vernon Rudolph in 1937 in Winston-Salem, America. It offers food including doughnuts and sausage rolls along with hot and cold beverages. Currently, it has franchises in countries including Australia, UK, UAE, China, Japan, Mexico, Hong Kong and a few countries in South-East Asia.
Kentucky Fried Chicken is a world famous fast food chain which was established in 1952 by Harland Sanders in Kentucky, America. With operations in more than 100 countries, it is the second largest fast food chain in the world after McDonald’s. KFC is well known for its fried chicken, chicken burgers, deserts, salads, fries and chicken sandwiches. KFC is most famous for serving sumptuous amounts of fried chicken in cardboard buckets.
3. Dunkin’ Donuts
Established in 1950 by William Rosenberg in Massachusetts, Dunkin’ Donuts is a doughnut and coffee serving fast food chain with operations in more than 30 countries. The chain is popular for its doughnuts, coffee, bakery goods and sandwiches. It also offers a large variety of hot, frozen and iced beverages. It is known to compete directly with Starbucks for coffee and Krispy Kreme for doughnuts.
Wendy’s is a global fast food chain well known for its hamburgers, sandwiches, breakfast items, salads and frozen desserts. It was founded in 1969 by Dave Thomas in Ohio. Wendy’s is most famous for its grounded beef patties and Big Classic sandwich. It competes directly with Burger King and McDonalds for all its food items.