At the end of 2020, Arby’s tested crinkle fries in select markets around the country. Now, the quick-service chain, with over 3,000 outlets in the U.S., added them permanently to their menu nationwide. For a chain whose slogan is “We have the meats,” they are certainly trying to become a competitive fry purveyor as well. In July of 2020, Arby’s signature curly fries were passionately ranked #1 as best fast-food fries by Thrillist. Crinkle-cut fries are growing in popularity; Datassential’s Annual Potato Menu Trends Report shows this style has increased by 10% on menus in the past year, by 41% in the past four years, and are predicted to grow by an additional 15% in the next four years. With Arby’s being known for their best in the business curly fries, it makes sense to expand with another consumer-loved spud.