Top 10 Largest Fast Food Chains In The World

Largest Fast Food Chains
Fast Food Chains

One common thing everyone search for on go is locations to get their favorite food. Thankfully fast food services like McDonald, KFC, Starbucks and Domino’s Pizza available across the world. Here is a list of the top 10 largest fast food chains across the world.

10. Papa John’s Pizza

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Papa John’s Pizza

Papa John’s is the fourth largest Pizza delivery service in US. The service available in 34 countries in total. Out of 4000 restaurants of Papa John’s 3200 are work in United States. John, Schnatter opened the first restaurant of Papa John’s Pizza in 1984 in Indiana. “Better ingredients, Better pizza” is the slogan of Papa John’s pizza service.

In 2002 Papa John’s became first pizza chain in United States with online ordering facility. Today over 20700 employees works in Papa John’s

Net revenue : $1.4 billion.

9. Dairy Queen

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Dairy Queen

The dairy queen service available in 6000 locations across the world, chain of soft serve and fast food. DQ operated in 18 countries other than United States. Texas have 600 Dairy Queen restaurants in different locations across the state, most number of DQ restaurants in United States.

Dairy Queen was founded by John Fremont McCullough in 1940. The first store of Dairy Queen located in Joliet city of Illinois state. Soft serve ice cream is the signature product of Dairy Queen, also featured on company logo. The stores of DQ also serves burgers, french fries, processed fried chicken, frozen treats and hot dogs.

Net revenue : $2.5 billion

8. Dunkin’ Donuts

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Dunkin’ Donuts

Dunkin Donuts, one of the most Popular Doughnut company in America, is one of the wide-spread Fast-food restaurants in the world. William Rosenberg founded Dunkin’ Donuts in 1950 in Massachusetts and till date, it has only grown better and bigger.

It mainly serves donuts and a wide variety such as munchkins, burgers, bagels, coffee and many other baked items. It has a competition with Starbucks as coffee is also served here and that too at a very reasonable price. All around the world, one will find region-specific donuts here. At present, Dunkin Donuts is a humongous chain having 11,310 restaurants globally in 33 countries. This fast- food chain has a very bright future.

Net revenue : $10.1 billion

7. Domino’s Pizza

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Domino’s Pizza

The second largest pizza delivery service in us, just after Pizza hut. It have 10000 stores in total across 70 countries. The pizzas from Domino’s available in variety of crust styles in accordance location of store. Bread bowls, pasta and Owen-baked sandwiches are other main products in the menu of Domino’s.

In beverages section Domino’s sells products of Coca-Cola. Surprisingly the Domino’s pizza delivery drivers travel millions of miles in every week even though there are thousands of stores in US. At same time on every super bowl Sundays, the first Sunday in February Domino’s delivers millions of pizzas, becomes the busiest day for the service.

Net revenue : $306.2 million

6. Burger King

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Burger King

2 Hotel administration students with a graduation degree started Burger King in Miami, Florida in 1954. Later on, they had new owners because of some problem with the former ones after some years.

They introduced their signature dish, the whopper burger in 1957. This was their Best- selling burger and now is known as Favorite sandwich of America. They serve the simple burgers, coke and fries along with many other dishes such as shakes, wings, salads etc. As of today, Burger King has 15,000 outlets in 100 countries. Only McDonald’s is its prime competitor all over.

Net revenue : $4.5 billion

5. Starbucks

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The largest coffee company in the world, based in Seattle, Washington. Starbucks have 23,768 stores across 64 countries. Upon them 13,107 located in US. Starbucks serves cold & hot beverages, wines, beer and snacks. They offers 87000 possible drink combination for the customers.

Starbucks founded in 1971 by Jerry Baldwin, Gordon Bowker and Zev Siegl. Interestingly Starbucks has added an average of two new stores in daily basis since 1987. They uses 93 million gallons of milk and 2.3 billion paper cups per year for the service.

Net revenue : $16.447 billion

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4. Pizza Hut

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Pizza Hut

Pizza hut is the largest pizza delivering service in the world. It have 6000 restaurants in US itself and 5139 stores in other 93 countries. It was founded in the year 1958 by Dan and Frank Carney, in Kansas city. They makes regional difference in baking of pizza for sales. In 2001 Pizza hut became first ever company to deliver pizza to international space station, launched on Soyuz spacecraft. Every year Pizza hit uses 300 million pounds of cheese from 360 million gallons of milk.

They have about 15000 restaurants in about 94 countries of the world. It is the most famous fast-food pizza chains in all parts of the world.

Net revenue : NA

3. Subway

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Subway fastfood service operates in 111 countries, have 44,692 restaurants in total. Submarine sandwiches and salads are main products of subway service. There are 38 million subway sandwich option available for the customers. It serves 7.6 million sandwiches in daily basis. In fact subway makes enough sandwiches in an year that can cover the Earth for 14 times.

Submarine sandwich is the signature product of subway. But products from service varies in accordance with the location. Roasted chicken, tuna, subway club, subway melt, chicken teriyaki are other popular products from subway.

Net revenue : NA

2. KFC

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KFC or Kentucky Fried Chicken is the second largest restaurant chain in the world. It was founded by Harland Sanders in 1930 in Kentucky. The image of Harland Sanders widely used in advertisements and logo of KFC. Now KFC have 19,420 stores in 123 countries. KFC gets nearly 8 million customers everyday from US alone.

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The recipe of pressure friend on bone chicken pieces, signature product of KFC still unknown to outer world. It is kept in a safe in Louisville in Kentucky State. In order to ensure freshness KFC discard the chicken pieces those has not been sold within 90 minute. Main products within KFC’s menu also include chicken burgers, popcorn chicken and various finger foods.

Net revenue : $23.00 billion

1. McDonald’s

Facts about McDonald'sMcDonald’s is the largest fast food chain in the world. The food chain have 35000 outlets in total across 119 countries. Everyday nearly 68 million customers visit McDonald’s, more than that of total population of Great Britain. Hamburger is the signature product of McDonald’s, sells 75 hamburgers in every seconds. Chicken sandwiches, French fries, desserts and soft drinks are other major products from McDonald’s.

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McDonald’s business begun in the year 1940 by Richard and Maurice McDonald’s in San Bernadino in California. Today McDonald’s employing more than 1.5 million people. This global food chain also partnered with number of entertainment companies and became largest distributor of toys.

Net revenue : $25.413 billion