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The biggest chicken chains in the country

Here are the largest chicken concepts in the U.S. based on 2021 sales, according to the Technomic Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report.
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Chicken is still thriving, at least according to the Technomic Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report. Here are the largest chains in the U.S., based on 2021 system sales. 

2022 RankChain Name2021 US Sales ($000,000)2021 US Units
3Chick-fil-A$16,6742,704
14KFC$5,0793,953
15Popeyes$4,7752,754
33Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers$2,377567
37Zaxby's$2,234*910
40Wingstop$2,1651,534
45Bojangles$1,485773
51El Pollo Loco$973480
64Church's Chicken$768*898
100Pollo Tropical$417169
103Boston Market$412*341
145Chicken Salad Chick$255205
151Golden Chick$248207
156Slim Chickens$235116
175Jollibee$19354
181Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken$190131
183Pollo Campero$18777
Source: Technomic's Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report; *Technomic estimate

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