McDonald's Big Mac

McDonald’s Big Mac, the triumphant food item sold to nearly all places on Earth, is indeed an icon of the globalized company. The Big Mac in Hong Kong is known to be the cheapest in the world. The lettuce, pickles and onions used in it might tell a bit of the reason why. Different ingredients match to give a delicious taste and none of them is dispensable.

Seemingly homogeneous, the production lines of Big Mac in different parts of the world are in fact quite different. How the bits and pieces of ingredients of Big Mac eventually come together to become one hamburger is such a complicated story. If we dig into the story a bit, however, we will be delighted to find out reasons for things unique to the Big Mac in certain places.

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Ingredients

sauce

Big Mac Special Sauce   In a word to describe the essence of our research to uncover more about the Big Mac special sauce, we would have to choose ignorance; for it was at every attempt to inquire on inside information regarding the special sauce were we met with...

lettuce

The McDonald’s Big Mac Lettuce, Pickles and Onions and Their Food Networks McDonald’s Big Mac, the triumphant food item sold to nearly all places on Earth, is indeed an icon of the globalized company. Seemingly homogeneous, the production lines of Big Mac in different...

pasteurized processes American cheese

Big Mac: Cheese    Introduction McDonald’s is the world’s largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurant. Every successful corporation has their own logo or icon. Big Mac is one of McDonald’s signature products. It is sold worldwide and people even use it as an index...

bread bun

 Bread Bun of Big Mac 1. Introduction The Big Mac Index shows that the food prices of McDonald’s in Hong Kong are almost the cheapest among all McDonald’s restaurants around the globe. There are a lot of factors that could explain why Big Macs in Hong Kong are sold at...

beef patty

The Network of a McDonald's Big Mac Beef Patty The beef patty is the core and heart of the Big Mac, and its taste is essential to Big Mac's fame. To ensure that each beef patty has a similar standard, McDonald's adopts a rigorous process of mechanization to ensure...