- Big Classic
name = Big Classic
serving_size = 1 sandwich
calories = 550; bacon 580
calories_from_fat = 258; bacon 260
total_fat = 27 g (42%); bacon 29 g (45%)
saturated_fat = 12 g (60%); bacon same
trans_fat = 1.5 g; bacon same
cholesterol = 85 mg (29%); bacon 95 mg (32%)
sodium = 1300 mg (54%); bacon 1400 mg (58%)
total_carbohydrate = 590 g (197%); bacon same
dietary_fiber = 3 g ; bacon same
sugars = 11 g ; bacon same
protein = 33 g ; bacon 35 g
vitamin_a = 20%; bacon same
vitamin_c = 20%; bacon same
calcium = 15%; bacon same
iron = 30%; bacon same
source = [http://www.wendys.com/food/pdf/us/nutrition.pdf Wendy's Nutrition] · [http://www.peertrainer.com/DFcaloriecounterB.aspx?id=7755 PeerTrainer.com Wiki]
notes = Percent Daily Values are based on a
USDA2,000 calorie diet.
Big Classicsandwich was a hamburgersold by the international fast-food restaurantchain Wendy's. The sandwich was intended to present a larger, meatier burger that appealed to the 18-36 year old male demographic that desired a "heartier" product. It is one of only two named hamburger products sold by the company and was designed to compete against the Burger King Whoppersandwich.
The Big Classic was a
hamburger, consisting of a ¼ pound (113 g) beef patty, lettuce, tomatoes, mayonnaise, ketchup, onions, pickle and grill seasoning served on Kaiser style roll. Cheese could be added upon request.
* Big Bacon Classic - adds two whole strips of
The Big Classic was introduced in September 1986 as part of a line of sandwiches that were launched during a major corporate restructuring of Wendy's. cite web |url=http://www.answers.com/topic/wendy-s-international?cat=biz-fin |title=Wendy's International |author= |publisher=
Answers.com|date= |accessdate=2007-12-19] Some years later the recipe was changed so that two strips of bacon were added to the build, and the name changed to the Big Bacon Classic. [cite web |url=http://www.careerbuilder.com/Jobs/Company/C8E7MW5YR59SDCH5F1S/Wendys/?cbsid=882444d44a9e4f6bb7847011c6291a3e-251386262-RS-4&&ns_siteid=ns_us_g_Wendy's_Big_Bacon_C_&cbRecursionCnt=1 |title=Wendy's corporate time line |author=Wendy's publication |publisher=Careerbuilder.com |date= |accessdate=2007-12-19] It was replaced with the Baconatorin June 2007.
Naming and trademarks
Similar sandwiches by other QSR vendors:
Burger King Whopper
McDonald's Big N' Tasty
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