36-40 McDonald’s Facts

McDonald in Sedona

36. The McDonald’s in Sedona, Arizona is the only one in the world to have turquoise arches; the city thought that gold would clash with the natural red rocks. – Source

37. From 1995 to 2000, the winner of the McDonald’s Monopoly grand prize was an insider tasked with producing the game pieces. – Source

38. McDonald’s has closed down in six countries (Bermuda, Barbados, Bolivia, Jamaica, Iceland and Montenegro). – Source

39. The busiest McDonald’s restaurant in the world is located in Moscow. – Source

40. McDonald’s turns away a higher percentage of applicants than Harvard. – Source

41-45 McDonald’s Facts


41. People living in Hong Kong and Japan who cannot afford to live in a house, take advantage of McDonalds’ “doors are always open” policy and live in their restaurants. These people are also known as McRefugees. – Source

42. Redbox was originally a concept developed by the McDonalds Corporation to drive traffic and deliver additional convenience to McDonald’s customers. – Source

43. The farthest away you can be from a McDonalds in the U.S is 107 miles. – Source

44. McDonald’s feeds 68 million people per day, that’s about 1 percent of the world’s population. – Source

45. After buying out the McDonalds brothers, Ray Kroc was angry that the deal did not include the original McDonalds so he forced the McDonald brothers to change the name of the establishment (it was changed to the big M) and opened a McDonalds a block away and the put the big M out of business. – Source

46-50 McDonald’s Facts

McDonalds recruiting website for black people

46. There is a McDonald’s recruiting website specifically for black people. – Source

47. McDonald’s fries contain 17 ingredients. – Source

48. McDonald’s in The Netherlands has a sauce called “American Sauce” that is not eaten in the United States. – Source

49. McDonald’s serves spinach pies in Thailand. – Source

50. McDonald’s chairs were uncomfortable on purpose so people wouldn’t hang around after their meal. This way they could serve more people. – Source

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Last Update: January 27, 2017