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Dutch Bros. Coffee


Bastille Day, vegan chicken, crispy rice and boozy drinks make menu news

Restaurants are driving consumer interest with lots of new launches.

Top 500 Chains

Dutch Bros. Coffee

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The drive-thru coffee brand wants to get to 800 shops in five years.

More than half of the restaurant industry’s $491 billion in sales come from the Top 500 chains. And these giants grew at a modestly stronger rate, both in terms of sales and store counts, than the industry overall. Restaurant Business focused on the leading 250 performers to identify trends for our first-ever special report delivering lessons from Technomic’s annual Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report. This special package includes lessons for all operators from the largest chains by segment, menu category and more.

Drive-thru coffee cafes offering affordable, premium coffees and speedy service

The top and fastest-growing chains don’t always align with average total menu items in their sectors.

The drive-thru coffee chain specializes in speedy service

Sales among the coffee cafe chains among the Top 500 increased 9.7% in 2016 to $24.8 billion, and units grew 4.8% to 24,391.