Brain Food: Earning curve - Fast food

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

Value of Britain's fast-food market ('05) £7.4bn
Yum! Brands (Pizza Hut, KFC), operating profit ('05) £617m
West Cornwall Pasty Co, turnover ('05) £18m
Simon Woodroffe, founder Yo! Sushi, wealth £7m
Branch manager, McDonald's, p.a. (average) £45k
Domino's Pizza delivery driver, per hour £8


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