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2018 Top 500: Frozen Dessert

The Top 250 limited-service frozen-dessert chains, ranked.
Cold Stone Creamery

Top 500

Frozen dessert chains within the Top 500 grew sales 0.4% in 2017; unit count decreased 0.6%. Eight saw positive sales growth, while 10 saw sales drop.

2018 RankChain Name2017 US Sales ($000,000)2017 US Units
19Dairy Queen$3,6434,455
103Cold Stone Creamery$382923
119Braum's Ice Cream & Dairy Stores$336*280
185Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt$187*424
248Rita's Ice$124*585
Source: Technomic's Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report; *Technomic estimate

*Technomic estimate; Source: Technomic's Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report

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