The first thing that comes to anyone’s mind when they come across subway, is not the underground path that’s used for pedestrians but the yummy sandwiches which have become a part of our daily routine. But how much do we know about our favorite sandwich provider? Let’s checkout some facts about the restaurant that’s focusing not only on our taste buds but also our cholesterol levels (to decrease them of course). Here are some fun & interesting facts about Subway-
1. Pocket money ideas? Well, how about building a restaurant chain?
Coming to the first and foremost thing of anything, establishing… You would be astonished if you came to know who had started subway. It was a 17 year old teenager, Fred DeLuca. Do you know why he did it? To pay off his tuition fee!! Wow… How much I hope that I would get such brilliant ideas at teenage rather than cleaning dishes?? Huh…
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2. 35 football grounds of lettuce!!!
Do you know how much lettuce is used by subway for its sandwiches? Its 16 acres per year! Ok I know how you feel. Clueless, isn’t it? How about we say it in this way? Subway uses 35 foot ball ground’s space of lettuce per year to cook their sandwiches. ‘Awww!!!’ must be your reaction right? Well that was my reaction too!
3. Health precedes taste!
Can this really happen (apart from our New Year resolutions!)!!! Yes it could and it did! Who do you think has largest number of restaurant franchise in the world? This, you probably got wrong buddies! It’s not McDonald’s! It’s Subway.
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4. Who picked these olives???
In subway, they use only handpicked olives to cook their item… now that is a lot of work we are eating away!
5. ‘Come on diet chart, you can do it!’ Subway supports you.
Unlike most of the restaurants, who mostly give preference to satisfy your taste buds, subway prefers satisfying your diet chart. Hmm… somebody has to do the right thing after all!
6. Pete’s super submarines
7. Call it irony, but the name doesn’t mind!
The present owner of the subway restaurants chain is Doctor’s Associates Inc. the irony in this is that the healthy recipes of subway keep doctors away from the customers.
8. Customization-world is revolving around it!
Like many restaurant franchises across the world, subway also offers different menus in different countries. The menu depends upon the local tastes.
9. Weight loss treatment at subway-specialist is its sandwich!
There is a person called Jared Fogle who lost drastic amount of weight and completely transformed himself just by following subway diet! That’s inspiring. Taste and weight loss in one package. Hmm… time to give this a serious thought!
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10. See what you have done mister! And be proud of it.
The employee who designed the first logo of Subway still works at one of its outlets.
11. Yummy and glutton free!! Wait. What???
‘Glutton-free’. I know what came to your mind when you hear this word folks! ‘Depression’. Right? But if we go to subway outlets in Washington State, we get glutton-free sandwiches, which are tasty too! Okay! But, is it possible to write the words, ‘glutton-free’ and ‘tasty’ in the same sentence? Yepp!
12. The credit goes to subway!
Remember Jared (clue guys…he is the one in the 9th fact ;))? He just thought that he should give a tribute to subway for his weight loss. Hence he advertised for subway. Talk about gratitude!
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13. If you want a full menu, be prepared to faint!
If you go to a subway outlet and ask them to show them their entire menu, you would just faint away. Because they have over 37 million options to choose from buddies!! Can you believe it? May be we would just get confused and ask them to bring a PB and J!
14. Jason Biggs! The sandwich guy!
Jason Biggs. Yah yah. I know what you would be thinking now. He is the ‘American pie’ actor. But before getting the big chance, Jason was a ‘subway sandwich artist’.
15. Wrap the earth up!
If we just start wrapping our planet earth with the sandwiches that subway sells per year, we could go on around the earth for about 14 times. Now, that would be healthy too. What say folks ;)?
16. Even God is fond of subway sandwiches!
There is a subway outlet in a church! The outlets also cover a Laundromat and a car dealership. Who blames anyone? Everybody needs taste (and a bit of health too)!
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