This $5.99 T-shirt will get you free Denny’s breakfast for a year, courtesy of the McDonald’s Whopper. That’s the only way you’ll get the Whopper in 2017, though.” The photo was printed on a T-shirt, but the text was cut from the T-shirt. No one at the meeting complained, and the T-shirt was taken off the T-Shirt Museum website in a few days. In September 2014, a McDonald’s Whopper was released in Australia. It is made of real Whoppers and features a different real Whopper in each slice. The packaging was the same as the regular Whopper packaging and the box is similar to the McDonald’s Whopper packaging.
McDonald’s Whopper The McDonald’s Whopper, also known as simply the Whopper, is a large, deep-fried hamburger patty served in a deep-fried bun, as part of the McDonald’s menu of deep fried foods. The Whopper is named after the American businessman J. R. Cotton, the founder of the company that owned the brand McDonald’s, in whose honor, the hamburger was named. The original Whopper (in 1967, when the company owned the name McDonald’s) was created by James R. Cotton, a former McDonald employee who worked in a McDonald’s restaurant in Nashville, Tennessee. Cotton served his own homemade version of the burger, as the restaurant’s buns didn’t meet his standards. After being refused service, Cotton took the original hamburger recipe and created the Whopper. The Whopper (the trademarked name derives from the company’s nickname, “Pete’s Tavern”) became an international hit, and its popularity has been described by The New York Times as “epic”. The Whopper is described by The Wall Street Journal as tasting like “potato chips on a sultry, soggy hot dog bun”.
The McDonald’s Whopper is the highest-selling hamburger product, with 5.2 billion served annually in the US. In the 1980s and 1990s, McDonald’s introduced other burgers. After a large-scale advertising campaign, Whoppers have also appeared in advertising