This Is How Much Salad Burger Chains Sell

As far as fast-food salad goes, Wendy’s considers itself a leader. The burger chain added two salads to the permanent menu in March—Asian Cashew Chicken Salad and BBQ Ranch Chicken Salad—and for the summer it’s offering a strawberry salad. In an earnings call earlier this month, Wendy’s chief executive, Emil Brolick, named these leafy dishes among things that helped boost its same store sales by 3.3 percent in the second quarter.

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