In June 1967 Burger King unveiled a “bigger ticket item” to its menu — a 60-cent, ham-and-cheese sandwich. Meanwhile, McDonald’s was out promoting its “Fish That Catches People” campaign to boost sales of 30-cent fish sandwiches.
Nation’s Restaurant News reported on both these stories in its June 19, 1967 issue.
“The sandwiches are prepared at the Burger King commissary and freshened at the unit in a modified pressure steamer,” NRN wrote.
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