Fast Food Is Becoming More Than Popular

850 WordsNov 29, 20154 Pages
Fast food is becoming more and more popular in the United States every year. There is no doubt that everyone at some point in time has to eat; whether it’s fast food, a snack, or a home cooked meal. The convenience of fast food may seem like the perfect answer when the feeling of hunger strikes. Although fast food is convenient, health should always be a first priority when making a meal choice. America is known as the fattest country in the world. The easy access to food definitely contributes to this statement. Convenience and variety is the key reason the fast food industry is thriving. “There are 160,000 fast-food restaurants in America. These restaurants serve more than 50 million Americans daily, and they generate sales of $65 billion annually” ( America is big on options and variety and the fast food business is no different. The fast food industry offers many options when it comes to food selection. When eating fast food you can chose from the typical hamburger and fries, chicken (tenders or nuggets), pizza, tacos, and even sub sandwiches. Although there are 160,000 fast food restaurants and counting some of them sale the same kind of food. When business offer the same food/services it generally creates competition. The fast food business is one of the most competitive industries in the United States. Fast food chains often try to make there advertisements and establishments appealing to children. “In 2012 the fast food industry spent $4.6 billion to
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