The history of Burger King's Whopper

The history of Burger King's Whopper

The burger has seen many iterations since its introduction 55 years ago

Burger King’s Whopper sandwich has been around for 55 years, making it one of the longest lasting menu items in quick-service restaurant history.

To celebrate the Whopper’s anniversary, Burger King offered the sandwich for 55 cents each from Dec. 6 through Dec. 9. The company declined to state exactly how many burgers it had sold during the first 55-cent promotion, but the deal did so well that the company is rerunning it today through Sunday.

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