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Some Amazing Facts about Burgers

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Did you know the most expensive burger in the world costs US $5,000? Or that on the altar of a Burger King advertisement campaign, hundreds of thousands of friendships were sacrificed? Click through to know some more interesting tidbits about your favorite fast food.

BIGGEST BURGER
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In 2012, Black Bear Casino Resort in Minnesota, USA, set the world record for the biggest burger (pictured). The hamburger weighed 2,014 pounds (913 kg) and was 10-feet in diameter.

GERMAN CONNECTION
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Burger is actually the shortened name of Hamburger. The term, Hamburger, was derived from Hamburg steaks introduced in the US by German immigrants.
(Pictured) A German restaurant Waldschloss near Hoboken, the hub of the German immigrant community, across the Hudson River from New York City in 1950s.

BEEF BUFF
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Beef is also the most common meat used in burgers worldwide. Hamburgers, along with cheeseburgers, account for 71 percent of beef served in American eateries.

RECORD SELLING
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Fast food giant McDonald sells 75 or more burgers every second. It also holds the record of selling 300 billion burgers to date.

MOST EXPENSIVE BURGER
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FleurBurger 5000 (pictured), prepared by the Fleur Restaurant in Las Vegas, USA, in 2013, was priced at a staggering US $5,000. It was made of black truffles, foie gras and Kobe beef, and was served with 1990 Chateau Petrus bottle

SANDWICH OR BURGER?
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Do you know that 60 percent of the sandwiches sold globally are actually burgers?

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