host.madison.com – Organic food is supposedly all the rage. Sales of food made without conventional methods or additives like pesticides and hormones increased 8.4% last year compared to an overall increase of 0.6% in U.S. food sales.
However, in the restaurant industry, the once-vaunted fast casual chains that were supposed to take over the industry have mostly flopped. Chipotle Mexican Grill, the poster child for “Food with Integrity” has struggled to rebound following its 2015 E. coli crisis, and chains including Noodles & Company, Potbelly, Zoe’s Kitchen, El Pollo Loco, and Habit Restaurants all have lost more than half of their value since their IPOs a few years ago.
Meanwhile, fast food stocks have thrived. The narrative that millennials are rejecting traditional fast food simply doesn’t seem to be true. Here are five fast-food chains that the young-adult generation continues to embrace.
All the usual suspects…only surprise here is how Arby’s makes the list…I know they explained but no, cut it out…Arby’s def paid you off!