In the US, you buy some hamburgers and they're 100% beef. All the time. You can't even get beef that's less than 100%. There's no market for such a product. Why would there be? Do people really want an 85% beef, 10% onion, 5% mystery content product? If you want onions and mystery content you put them on after you cook the hamburger. It's clearly a way to lower production cost and the savings are not passed on to the consumer.
I mean, these hamburgers were like 4 for £4.50. Hardly a bargain. I remember hamburgers working out to $0.50 each when I bought them in the US. Here's it's over one pound. So they cost three times as much as in the US and they're only 85% beef. Why is it so expensive?
And these Saisbury's hamburgers are the wrong colour. They're a sickly, very pale pink. Like a pork colour. Or possibly horse.
They taste okay but they would taste better if it was 100% beef. I mean, you can taste the onion. That's okay because I like onion anyway but I'd much prefer to have beef and add onions later if that's my choosing.
So it's total bullshit.
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