8 surprises regarding McDonald's burgers

The first McDonald's wasn't a burger eatery. Ray Kroc, a milkshake machine salesman, discovered the McDonald brothers' restaurant in   California, in 1954.

8 surprises regarding McDonald's burgers

Before Ray Kroc transformed McDonald's in 1955, a burger cost 15 cents.

1948 McDonald's burgers cost 15 cents.

McDonald's has always advertised burger sales. In 1955, seven years after the McDonald brothers shuttered their barbecue stand.

McDonald's has supposedly sold billions of burgers.

Launched a burger establishment, McDonald's claimed to have sold 15 million burgers. McDonald's has served billions today.

Jim Delligatti of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, designed the first Big Mac-like sandwich in 1967. It wasn't introduced worldwide until 1968.

45 cents bought the first "Big Mac."

Two beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, and onions on sesame-seed bread.

In 2013, the company sold 75 burgers per second, or 4,500 per minute.

Every second, McDonald's sells 75 burgers.

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