According to the Australian website Business day, fast food sales are on the rise as people cut back on “luxury restaurants”.
The website reports this afternoon that, “As Western economies move into recession and luxury restaurants lament their dwindling clientele, fast-food chains and budget supermarkets around the world are noting a rise in sales.
“In Britain, McDonald’s has reported an 8.5% rise in sales this month, while monthly sales at rival Domino’s Pizzas have risen 8.9%, year-on-year.”
The article also features an American called Joey Chestnut(pictured) who does his bit for fast food consumption in the US.
It reports that; “The 24-year-old from San Jose, California, this week regained his No. 1 ranking on the International Federation of Competitive Eating order of merit by devouring 45 pizza slices in 10 minutes to win the Famous Famiglia World Pizza Eating Championship in New York.
“Jaws”, as he’s known to his fans, last month, consumed 93 hamburgers in eight minutes to win a contest in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
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