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Burger Chain Growth Up Among 'Better Burger' Restaurants

Shake Shack.
Shake Shack.
Photo: ozmafan

Attention burger aficionados: the revolution is happening. What consulting group Technomic is calling "better burger" chains have taken over the top slots on their list of fastest growing limited-service burger restaurants, including places like Shake Shack (133% growth), Smashburger (116% growth) and Mooyah Burgers & Fries (54.5% growth).

The report does a little parade raining, saying "even a brand growing 150 percent per year is going to be dwarfed in pure dollars by McDonald's, Wendy's and Burger King, which own 75 percent of limited-service burger sales in the U.S." which, fine. (Also 150% growth of any of those three chains would be terrifying.) But, still: good to see some of these places on the top ten list, which happens to be below.

Fastest-Growing LSR Burger Chains Ranked by % Unit Growth

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[Photo: Technomic]

· Top 75 Limited Service Burger Chains Feature Emerging Brands [Technomic]
· All Hamburger Coverage on Eater [-E-]

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