The Sandwich Segment Sees Fast-Paced Growth

The Sandwich Segment Sees Fast-Paced Growth

Even though the U.S. fast-casual and quick-serve segments continue to explode with different choices in terms of cuisine and format, consumers are still reaching for the approachable and familiar sandwich for many of their meals.

The sandwich segment is growing at a fast pace, and U.S. consumers are visiting and interacting with top sandwich chains more than ever before, making it one of the fastest growing segments in the country. “The sandwich category is getting very competitive, not that it hasn’t been in recent years,“ says Foodable CEO Paul Barron. “Now we are seeing QSR+ make a very hard move into the space where they have not been evident in the past four quarters.”

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