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The largest frozen dessert chains in the U.S.

These are the highest-grossing frozen dessert chains in Technomic’s Top 250.
Cold stone creamy sundaes
Photograph courtesy of Cold Stone Creamery

The frozen dessert segment grew sales 1.8% in 2019. Unit growth declined 1%.

RankChain name2019 U.S. sales ($000,000)Sales stimated2019 U.S. units
21Dairy Queen $3,760  4,381
73Baskin-Robbins $615  2,524
112Cold Stone Creamery $369 *895
143Braum's Ice Cream & Dairy Stores $268 *281
221Menchie's Frozen Yogurt $149 *416
238Yogurtland $133 *267

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

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