Fast Food Is A Type Of Mass Produced Food Essay

1074 Words Oct 28th, 2016 5 Pages
Fast food is a type of mass-produced food that can be prepared in quantity by a standardized manner quickly and easily, and is sold in inexpensive restaurants as a quick meal or to be taken out. Although any meal with low preparation time can be considered fast food, typically the term refers to food sold in a restaurant or store with preheated or precooked ingredients, and served to the customer in a packaged form of take out. Fast food restaurants are traditionally distinguished by their ability to serve food via drive-through, a service that lets customers order and pick up food from their vehicles, as a quick service. Fast food includes food such as hamburgers, pizza, or fried chicken. The idea of fast food was first popularized in the 1950s in the United States and is still popular in today 's society as a quick alternative to a home-cooked meal. Fast food has changed today’s society through advertising, economy, and health.
Fast food has turned into a lifestyle -- it is everywhere. Off of every exit on the highway and at every rest stop. In the food court at the mall and on the commercial strips on the outskirts of town. Even in cities and at airports. Society sees fast food everyday whether it is the restaurant itself, or an advertisement in the form of a billboard or television commercial. Fast food chains usually aim their advertising directly to children and students with the appeal of including a toy with a meal. The toy in these meals often tie with a…

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