Chick-fil-A rolls out branded salad dressings on grocery store shelves nationwide

Following a pilot in select markets last year, Chick-fil-A’s dressings are now available at retail to consumers around the country.
Four Chick-fil-A dressings
Four Chick-fil-A branded salad dressings will be available nationally at retail stores in the coming weeks./Photo courtesy of Chick-fil-A.

Two years after the successful national rollout of Chick-fil-A’s sauces at retail, the Atlanta-based chicken chain is selling four of its popular salad dressings at grocery stores around the country.

Avocado Lime Ranch, Garden Herb Ranch, Creamy Salsa Dressing and Zesty Apple Cider Vinaigrette were tested last year in Cincinnati and across Tennessee at Walmart, Kroger and Meijer stores. Over the next few weeks, these same four dressings will be available in 12-ounce bottles at Walmarts and participating grocery stores nationwide.

“From Boston to Sacramento, customers who heard about our pilot let us know they are eager to buy bottles of their favorite Chick-fil-A salad dressing at their local grocery stores,” Michael Garrison, senior director of innovation and new ventures at Chick-fil-A, said in a statement. “These salad dressings will join four of the brand’s most popular sauces available in participating grocery stores: Bottled Barbeque, Polynesian, Sweet & Spicy Sriracha and Chick-fil-A Sauce.”

To celebrate the national retail launch of the salad dressings, Chick-fil-A culinary experts are sharing their favorite meals to prepare at home with the products. Recipes include Avocado Lime Ranch Scrambled EggsSouthwest Creamy Salsa Corn SaladCheddar Ranch Biscuits with Ham and Zesty Bacon Potato Salad.

Consumers have been experimenting with the dressings in applications other than salads in the restaurants, according to Chick-fil-A. A favorite mashup is Creamy Salsa Waffle Fries.

“Our dressings bring versatile flavors to the table, making them perfect for marinating chicken, drizzling on tacos or whipping up a pasta salad,” said Chick-fil-A Chef Christy Cook in a statement. “Now, we can’t wait to see what they create with our bottled salad dressings in their own kitchens.”

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