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Revealed: The busiest fast-food chains in every state

Americans go ga-ga for Chick-fil-A.
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Minnesotans are like people in most other states when it comes to fast-food: Build a Chick-fil-A and they will come.

The phenomenally popular chicken chain featured as the choice for 40 states, including Minnesota, in Business Insider and Foursquare's erroneously-titled map of "most popular fast-food chain in every state."

We say erroneously titled, because what Business Insider and Foursquare did was divide the number of locations in each state by the total number of visits to each chain.

Minnesota only has 15 Chick-fil-As, so to suggest it's the most popular fast-food chain in the state is quite the stretch, considering McDonald's has more than 200 locations in the state.

However there could be an argument made that Chick-fil-A is the busiest chain in the state based on visitor numbers per location.

Of Chick-fil-A's popularity there's little doubt. Business Insider noted in August that despite only being open six days a week (it's closed on Sundays), Chick-fil-A generates more revenue per restaurants than any other fast-food chain in the nation.

It puts much of this down to the quality of its customer service, with staff training an intensive and ongoing process that focuses not just on how they can help the company, but how they can achieve their own ambitions whether at Chick-fil-A or elsewhere.

Chick-fil-A's latest Minnesota restaurant opened in the Mall of America earlier this month, with the company doing its customary giveaway of a free year's worth of meals to the first 100 people through the door.

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