We’re feeling burgerlicious

We’re a nation of burger lovers, so it’s only right we join the celebrations for International Burger Day!

The UK burger market is worth a whopping £3.2bn, so it’s no surprise we’ve sold a whopping 2.5 million burgers so far this year.

We polled our Let’s Go Out forum members to get their burger-tastic thoughts. Click here to see what they told us.

Want to go XL? Check out more of our burger facts to help get you in the International Burger Day spirit…

  • The burger started life as a hamburger steak in Hamburg, Germany back in 1884.
  • Hamburgers didn’t catch on in the States until the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair.
  • According to the Oxford English Dictionary, ‘hamburger’ was first abbreviated to ‘burger’ in 1939.
  • Nearly 60% of all sandwiches sold worldwide are actually hamburgers.
  • Over 100 million burgers are eaten across the world every year.


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