Fast Food Culture Analysis

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American food has been advertised in commercials and aired on televisions worldwide. Many commercials have even been translated into a countries dominant language in order to be displayed on televisions in those countries. These fast food chains have come up with clever ways to sell their products to otherwise traditional countries. Companies such as McDonald’s, Pizza Hut, KFC, Starbucks, and Taco Bell, are all American franchises that have opened in different countries around the world. There is an ongoing economic, social, and medical change around the world due to the exposure to these restaurants around the world. I have chosen at random five items in my house and I will be discussing each one and where it was made. The first item shown …show more content…
In China, fried foods and high calories caused obesity and high blood pressure. Traditional methods in Chinese cuisine changed gradually over the years. There was a cultural and economic change attracting younger generations off traditional foods. China’s fast-food market offers a great economic growth for the catering industry. As McDonald’s began to expand world-wide, it created dreadful effect on many societies.
The second food chain I will be discussing is Pizza Hut. They have 6000 restaurants in the United States, and 5,139 in 94 other countries around the world. It is the world’s largest pizza company. They have cleverly built a diverse workforce which is based on a majority of business principles. They are currently targeting countries around the world in order to expand their company and grow. Their principles emphasize the importance of investing in associate attraction, retention and advancement for
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This restaurant is famous for their buckets of fried chicken, which contains a secret blend of eleven herbs and spices. They own 17,000 restaurants occupied in the United States and internationally. They have more than 40,000 locations in more than 130 countries. KFC adapts its menu internationally to suit regional tastes. For example, in Islamic countries, they serve the food halal. Halal meat for Muslims is defined as meat that has been blessed, cut, and drained of blood in a customary fashion. In other countries such as Asia, KFC serves fried chicken liver and gizzards. They serve foods that are prescribed by a certain society in order to appeal to their consumers. In doing so, these franchise companies are able to expand their economic growth

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