U.S. diners slow down on the quickservice fries

04/21/2011 | Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

U.S. consumers are ordering fewer fries with their quickservice meals than they were four years ago, a combined result of recession-era belt-tightening and a growing focus on healthier eating. Guests, many who are eschewing pricier meal combos in favor of ordering single sandwiches from the value menu, are including fries in 13.2% of their restaurant meals today compared to 14.5% in 2004, according to NPD Group.

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