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White Castle

White Castle is a hamburger restaurant chain in the United States. It is known for square sandwiches, called "Slyders", which were originally priced at 5 cents. The typical White Castle restaurant architecture features a white exterior with a crenelated tower at one corner to resemble a medieval castle.

Founded in 1921 in Wichita, Kansas, White Castle is the oldest hamburger chain in the United States. Entrepreneur Edgar Waldo Ingram partnered with cook Walter Anderson, who had developed an efficient way of cooking hamburgers quickly. By 1934 the company had moved corporate headquarters to Columbus, Ohio and was wholly owned by Ingram.

The company has remained privately held and its restaurants are company-owned, not franchised. Co-founder Billy Ingram was followed as head of the firm by his son E.W. Ingram Jr. and grandson E.W. Ingram III.

Its burgers are also sold by the sack in some stores, and in frozen boxes in grocery stores nationwide.

In 2003, White Castle unveiled a new logo.

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White Castle is also a place in Monmouthshire