Duck Donuts, the Mechanicsburg, Pa.-based chain named after a tourist town in North Carolina, tops this year's Future 50 ranking on the basis of its system sales, an estimated $50 million. The past three years, the company has averaged 12% sales growth and 11% unit growth. It's also been pushing its made-to-order donuts into more markets.

LocationMechanicsburg, Pa.
2021 Systemwide Sales ($000,000)$50*
YOY Sales Change28.5%
2021 U.S. Units106
YOY Unit Change10.4%
2021 Average Unit Volume ($000)$495*
Future 50 Year2022

*Technomic estimate

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