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The largest chicken chains in the U.S. in 2022

These are the biggest chicken chains in the U.S. based on last year's system sales, according to the Technomic Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report.
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Chicken remains popular with U.S. consumers. But not everybody is thriving. Here are the largest chicken chains in the U.S. based on their 2022 system sales, according to the Technomic Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report. 

2023 RankChain Name2022 US Sales ($000,000)2022 US Units
3Chick-fil-A$18,8142,806
15KFC$5,0873,918
16Popeyes$5,0012,921
29Raising Cane's$3,118646
36Wingstop$2,5291,721
38Zaxby's$2,380922
44Bojangles$1,619788
53El Pollo Loco$1,039490
64Church's Texas Chicken$850*990
106Pollo Tropical$455169
123Boston Market$372*300
141Chicken Salad Chick$307225
142Slim Chickens $306*144
151Golden Chick$270208
165Jollibee$24061
168Pollo Campero$23085
186Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken$208126
191Dave's Hot Chicken$203102
241bb.q Chicken$143126
250PDQ$139*67
Source: Technomic's Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report; *Technomic estimate

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