The conversation took place the other day in the office. They had a lot of people arguing about what the most popular restaurant or food company in the state of Michigan is. There are obviously some subjective opinions, considering some people are new to the state while others grew up here.

The restaurants in question are made in Michigan. Places like Burger King and McDonald’s were excluded from the conversation but I made a point to bring up that I think Little Caesars is the most popular Michigan made food brand in the state. There are a few reasons for this.

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Come Out & Play

To my knowledge it’s the only Michigan born food company that now only has gone national, but had its own play place. When I was young and I was growing up on the east side of the state, there was a place where you could go and have fun similar to Chuck E. Cheese but it was all based on Little Caesars.

Time To Drop The Gloves

Second of all it has its own arena. No other Michigan made food brand comes even close to having their own arena. There is Jimmy John’s field in Utica, but Jimmy John’s is not a Michigan brand.

Overseas Success

Not only does this place serve in North America, but they're also in Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Colombia, Panama, Peru, the Philippines, Turkey, Jordan, Egypt, Guatemala, Barbados, Bahamas, Saudi Arabia, El Salvador, Jamaica, Bahrain, Trinidad and Tobago, Chile, Spain, Singapore, Russia and India.


I want to know what you guys think of the most popular Michigan food-based company is out there feel free to comment on our Facebook post with your thoughts.

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