McDonald's: 5 Interesting Facts Behind The Golden Arch

By SiliconIndia   |   Friday, 31 May 2013, 12:59 Hrs
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Bangalore: The golden-yellow arch of ‘M’ is a familiar sign to the fast food lovers across the world including India. McDonald’s started back in 1940 as a barbeque restaurant by two brothers, Richard and Maurice McDonald in California. Originally McDonald’s is a famous food chain of hamburger but when it entered Indian market the food menu surprisingly changed the signature style hamburger into burger with no beef and pork. Not only this, there are many interesting facts about McDonald’s which may surprise you.

Fact #1: No beef no pork             

The world's largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurant, McDonald’s entered Indian market in 1996. The very first McDonald’s restaurant was opened in New Delhi at Basant Lok on 13 October and was the world’s first McDonald’s restaurant to not serve products that contain beef and pork. India is the only country in the world where there is no beef and pork in any of the McDonald’s products, in any of their outlets across the country.

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