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The fast-food menu item of the year is the Popeyes chicken sandwich

The fast-food menu item of the year is the Popeyes chicken sandwich
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Popeyes' chicken sandwich is the fast-food menu item that defined 2019.




The sandwich drove incredible sales at Popeyes and highlighted the power of social media.




The chicken sandwich also highlighted less positive aspects of the fast-food industry, with Popeyes employees saying they faced chaos and abusive customers.




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The fast-food menu item of the year is the Popeyes chicken sandwich.
Let's be honest — it wasn't much of a contest. The chicken sandwich and the battles it sparked defined fast food in 2019.
Even before Popeyes' chicken sandwich rolled out nationally in August, chicken was already a hot topic in the fast-food industry. Chick-fil-A has seen massive growth in recent years, due in large part to its iconic chicken sandwich, becoming the third largest restaurant chain in the US at the end of 2018.
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