Why Isn’t Chick-fil-A’s Peppermint Chocolate Chip Milkshake Popular in the South?

Peppermint Milkshake

Chick-fil-A’s Peppermint Chocolate Chip Milkshake is a seasonal favorite that’s perfect for both peppermint lovers and chocolate aficionados alike! People all across the country are making their holiday season a little sweeter by grabbing a Peppermint Milkshake… just not as much in the South it would seem. Chick-fil-A has released a list of the top ten U.S. cities that can’t get enough of their seasonal shake.

Their website reads:

‘While the seasonal addition is a favorite among customers all over, we must give a special shout out to the 10 cities that fully embraced Peppermint Chocolate Chip Milkshake season last year, ordering more than any other part of the country.’

Peppermint Milkshake

Top Peppermint Milkshake Cities



1. Charlotte, North Carolina 1. Erie, Pennsylvania
2. Idaho Falls, Idaho 2. Lansing, Michigan
3. Harrisonburg, Virginia 3. Springfield, Massachusetts
4. Bangor, Maine 4. Charlottesville, Virginia
5. Salt Lake City, Utah 5. Harrisonburg, Virginia
6. Boise, Idaho 6. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
7. Cheyenne, Wyoming 7. Missoula, Montana
8. Charlottesville, Virginia 8. Bangor, Maine
9. Charleston, South Carolina 9. Salt Lake City, Utah
10. Erie, Pennsylvania 10. Idaho Falls, Idaho

What can we gather from these lists? Well, for starters, not a single Southern city made the list for the past two years! The other thing you’ll notice is that Erie, Pennsylvania jumped from tenth place on the list in 2016 all the way up to NUMBER ONE in 2017! Did the people of Erie, Pennsylvania start a grassroots movement to show their love for this seasonal shake? We’re not sure, but one thing we do know is that there’s still hope for a Southern city to break into this year’s top ten. The Peppermint Chocolate Chip Milkshake is around until January 5th, so you’ve still got time to show the world that the South also likes the delicious combination of Peppermint and Chocolate!

Peppermint Milkshake

Click here to order your Peppermint Chocolate Chip Milkshake.


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