These fast food chains are the very same establishments that brought you deliciously addictive items like the Big Mac, Whopper, and the Cheesy Gordita Crunch. However, not everything they’ve developed over the years was a success. In fact, many of their ideas were disastrous failures. Some ideas were so preposterous that you might question the sanity of the big wigs who were running these companies at the time. Without further ado, here are twelve examples of the most epic fast food failures over the years.
1. McDonald’s Hulaburger
In a failed attempt to cater to Catholics who avoided meat on Fridays during Lent, McDonalds created the Hula Burger in the 1960s. The decline in Friday sales apparently drove the chain crazy enough to come up with the insane idea of replacing meat entirely with grilled pineapple. Regardless of the absence of meat, the ‘burger’ still came with cheese and ketchup, making it somehow even more disgusting than a plain pineapple sandwich.
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