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The U.S. chicken industry is a multibillion dollar market that includes manufacturing and sales of poultry. Chicken is a popular focus for fast-food chains because it is relatively inexpensive and can be fried quickly and easily. Tyson Foods is the largest chicken producer in the country, and the three largest chicken franchises are Chick-Fil-A, KFC and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen.