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The largest chicken chains in the U.S.

These are the highest-grossing chicken chains in Technomic’s Top 250.
chick-fil-a sandwich and fries and tea
Photograph courtesy of Chick-Fil-A

The chicken segment grew sales 9.9% in 2019. Unit growth increased 2.3%.

RankChain name2019 U.S. sales ($000,000)Sales stimated2019 U.S. units
3Chick-fil-A $11,320 *2,470
14KFC $4,546  4,065
19Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen $3,812  2,476
36Zaxby's $1,886 *910
42Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers $1,466  457
44Wingstop $1,363  1,231
47Bojangles' $1,332  746
54El Pollo Loco $895  482
65Church's Chicken $716 *1,032
90Boston Market $502  390
104Pollo Tropical $425.6 174
186Golden Chick $183.5 184
210Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken $161.2*129
215Chicken Salad Chick $153.3 144
229Pollo Campero $143.4 78
247PDQ $127.3*56
250Jollibee $126.6 40

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

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