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    10 Mind-Boggling Facts About McDonald's

    Geo Beats

    by Geo Beats

    10 Mind-Boggling Facts About McDonald's - as part of the news and politics series by GeoBeats.

    McDonald's is one of the most recognized brands in the world. Here are 10 amazing facts about this restaurant giant.

    Number 10 - McDonald's sells an average of over 75 hamburgers every second of the day.

    Number 9 - Around the world, McDonald's buys over 3 billion pounds of potatoes for their french fries.

    Number 8 - McDonald's happens to be the world’s largest toy distributor - who would have thought?

    Number 7 - One out of every eight Americans has worked for McDonalds.

    Number 6 - A new McDonald’s restaurant opens every few hours somewhere in the world.

    Number 5 - A McDonalds burger from 1996 has yet to decompose.

    Number 4 - One of the chemicals found in a McRib Sandwich may also be in your yoga mat.

    Number 3 - McDonald's has one of the largest marketing budgets in the world.

    Number 2 - The restaurant chain had sold its 100 millionth hamburger by 1958 - more than 50 years ago.

    And Number 1 - Many McDonald’s locations in Europe serve McBeer.