squirrelheader.jpg
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

U.K. McDonald's raises cheeseburger prices for the first time in 14 years

A McDonald's Restaurant in Brandon, Miss. (Rogelio V. Solis/AP)
A McDonald's Restaurant in Brandon, Miss. (Rogelio V. Solis/AP)

In the U.K., McDonald’s has raised the price of its cheeseburger for the first time in 14 years. This is another example of the food and drink industry raising prices of widely popular, and often cheaper, items.

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong speaks with Mary Meisenzahl, who covers fast food and drive thru news for Business Insider.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.