This map is updated with the latest Big Mac prices from 73 countries taken on January 2022. All prices are in Canadian dollars. Please note that the prices where taken just after the beginning of the Ukrainian war, which have had an influence in the position of Russia.
Where is the Big Mac price going to stop in 2022 in a context of a big inflation worldwide?
With the ongoing inflation spreading all across America, the Bic Mac price is likely to increase in a significative extent during 2022:
- According to our data analysts, it is highly possible that the Bic Mac price will be close to $CA8 by the end of 2022 - which would represent a 18.5% increase in less that a year
- In the US, the Big Mac price is expected to go past $US7 by the end of 2022, a limit never crossed in the recent years.
What is the Big Mac Index?
The Big Mac Index was first invented in 1986 and mentioned in the Economist newspaper. Symbol of the ever-going globalization of our lifestyles, the Big Mac has become a meal that can be found in almost every capital of the world.
The idea of the Big Mac Index was to give an idea of each countries' power purchase parity. Just like the pint of beer or the cigaret pack, the Big Mac hamburger is among the world's products the most widely distributed and can, therefore, serve as a reference. Same product, same brand, but different price.
Top 3 countries paying the most for a Big Mac in 2022
Where can I buy the cheapest Big Mac in 2022?
The complete world Big Mac prices ranking in 2022
|Rank||Countries||Big Mac Price (EUR)||Big Mac Price (GBP)||Big Mac Price (USD)||Big Mac Price (CAD)|
|29||United Arab Emirates||4.21||3.47||4.61||5.9|
How many calories are in a big mac?
The Big Mac has become over the years the symbol product of the fast food industry in the entire world. However, since about two decades, there are growing concerns about malnutrition, with the obesity rate increasing in many countries. That is why one may wonder how much calories are in a Big Mac. It has been estimated that the energy value of a Big Mac is about 257 calories per 100 grammes.
If you consider that a standard Big Mac weighs 225 grammes, then there are approximatively 578 calories into a Big Mac. Of course, the count will go up if you add your Big Mac sauce and some additional french fries that traditionally accompany the famous whopper.
How to make a Big Mac sauce?
You can not separate an authentic Big Mac of its fellow famous Big Mac sauce, that many wonder how to make. That will maybe disappoint some DIY Big Mac lovers, but there is no 'official' Big Mac sauce recipe. However, you will find many Big Mac sauce recipes on the internet, from which you'll understand that a Big Mac sauce is basically about:
- Mayonnaise (a lot of mayonnaise in fact... around 300 grammes)
- Gherkin relish (1 tablespoon)
- White vinegar (2 teaspoons)
- White pepper (just a pinch)
- Mild mustard (2 teaspoons)
- Onion powder (1,5 teaspoon)
- Garlic powder (1,5 teaspoon)
- Sweet smoked paprika (also know as pimenton) (0,5 teaspoon)
Now that you know everything that the Big Mac sauce is made of, it is yours to find out the best recipe!
When was the Big Mac invented?
Let's finish this Big Mac topic with a little slice of general culture. If you wonder when was the Big Mac invented, you will be happy to learn that it was introduced first in the Greater Pittsburgh Area as early as in 1967, before being distributed in all the United States the year after. It was invented by Michael James Delligatti, who was at this time a Ray Kroc franchisee.
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