Burger Chains Keeping Prices in Check

October 12, 2016

Burger King may have raised some eyebrows with the steep $5.99 price for the Bacon King burger it introduced yesterday. Is this a sign of escalating burger prices?

Actually, it really isn’t. Although $5.99 is a premium price, it’s not Burger King’s highest. The record was last year’s A.1. Hearty Mozzarella Cheeseburger which went off at a suggested price of $6.49.

Two things should be noted about the 2016 crop of burgers from the five largest burger chains. The first is that fewer burgers major burgers have been introduced this year so far. I count just 18, although the chart