Hamburgers: The Economics of America's Favorite Food

The point is, there is hardly any food that’s more American. And capitalizing on that are many industries, from fast-food restaurants to cattle growers, to ketchup and mustard producers. But have you ever thought about the scope of the industries involved? In's latest infographic they dissect a typical hamburger — and they give you the “meat” on the industries involved: the popularity of each ingredient, how much of it is produced annually, and how much of it we consume.


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