Fast Food Industry

What My McJob Taught Me

Ryan Hook | Posted 07.12.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Ryan Hook

Before I began work as a crew member I, like most of my friends, held a fairly negative set of beliefs about both the restaurant and its workers. The implication, along with most similar insults, was that McDonald's workers were slow, stupid, and miserable, and that working as a crew member was the classic 'dead-end' job. The first of these myths was debunked almost immediately.

Chicken Dinners - It's Time to Kick the Bucket

Lexi Finnigan | Posted 21.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lexi Finnigan

It is a well-known fact that fast food is bad for you. Relentless campaigning by the government's public health watchdog reminds us of this continually. Newly implemented traffic light food labelling now draws attention to fat, salt, sugar and calorie content in pre-packed food. So, where does fried chicken fall in the artery-clogging spectrum of fast food options?

Business Opportunities in the Food Sector

Harry Freedman | Posted 16.12.2012 | UK
Harry Freedman

The food industry is going through the same sort of upheaval that the tobacco sector went through some years ago. Health campaigners and keepers of the public purse are deeply concerned about obesity; just as they once were about the effect of tobacco. But the difference between food and tobacco is that we need food. The food sector won't shrink like the tobacco sector did.

Same, Same but different. A Brit's Look into America's 24 Hour Dining Culture

Jenny Greenhalgh | Posted 11.12.2011 | UK
Jenny Greenhalgh

While on my annual vacation to visit friends all over the US, but mainly Indianapolis it started like this, a long day of eating drinking, and a live music show in Louisville Kentucky left me happy, but exhausted asleep in the back of my friends car on the drive back to Indianapolis.