Chipotle Knocks Out Subway as America’s Favorite ‘Healthy’ Chain
Americans care less about calories and more about where ingredients are sourced from.
Americans no longer consider Subway to be the healthiest restaurant chain in the U.S. The sandwich shop has been unseated by burrito chain Chipotle. According to the Huffington Post, Chipotle is enjoying steady growth — the chain’s first quarter sales increased by 20.5 percent this year — while sales at U.S. Subway locations fell by three percent last year.
Chipotle is transparent about the changes it’s making
Darren Tristano, the executive vice president at food research company Technomic, tells Business Insider: “The fact [that Chipotle has] convinced consumers…